Hillary Clinton Would Consider Appointing President Obama to Supreme Court

Clinton called the prospect of the president sitting on the court a "great idea.

DECORAH, IOWA -- A second Clinton administration could mean a future Justice Barack Obama.

Clinton went on to talk about how the next president could have to appoint up to three Supreme Court justices, but she then circled back.

"Now we do have to get a Democratic Senate to get him confirmed so you’re going to have to help me on that, OK?" she added.

In 2014, in an interview with the New Yorker, President Obama seemed unsure when asked whether he would consider a position on the Supreme Court.

“I love the law, intellectually,” Obama said, “I love nutting out these problems, wrestling with these arguments. I love teaching. I miss the classroom and engaging with students. But I think being a Justice is a little bit too monastic for me. Particularly after having spent six years and what will be eight years in this bubble, I think I need to get outside a little bit more.”

Clinton’s comments on Tuesday come the same week President Obama -- who has yet to endorse any candidate in the primary -- praised his former secretary of state in an interview with Politico.

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