CHICAGO (CBS) — Fresh off his successful bid for a second term as mayor, Rahm Emanuel tried to squelch new rumors he might be thinking about working in the White House again, if Hillary Clinton is elected president in 2016.
At his first press conference to discuss his re-election as mayor of Chicago, Emanuel seemed more than amused by speculation, if Clinton were elected to the White House, she’d invite him to be part of her Cabinet.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
“I just got hired for this job, the job I want,” the mayor said.
Emanuel said he wanted to set the record straight. First, he talked with former President Bill Clinton after he won a second term, not the former Secretary of State and First Lady.
Second, “This is the best job I ever had,” he said. “I have no interest in another job. Zero, zilch, none, nothing, okay?”READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Heavy Lake Effect Snow Possible Through Tomorrow Morning