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Obama And Hillary Clinton To Sit Down For First Joint Interview With 60 Minutes

In a move that could be seen as a passing of the Democratic torch, President Obama will sit down for his first joint interview (with someone other than his wife) with outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on 60 Minutes.

Steve Kroft, who interviewed the president several times during his first term, is reportedly sitting down with the pair today at the White House for the pre-taped segment that will air this coming Sunday, January 27th at 7pm EST on CBS.

According to The New York Times, it was White House Senior Advisor David Plouffe who suggested the joint interview to 60 Minutes. “We wanted to do a joint interview as a way of thanks on her way out, and this seemed like a good format to do it,” Plouffe said. “This is a really compelling story, I think, the arc of their relationship and that’s a good format to talk about it at some length.”

While it’s unlikely that Obama will make any endorsements or Clinton will make any announcements regarding 2016, you’ll have to tune in to 60 Minutes to find out.

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