(MSNBC) NEW YORK – After a summer that occasionally tested the bond between the two most prominent families in Democratic politics, the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday offered an opportunity for a current, former, and potential future president to heap praise on each other.
Introducing his first Democratic successor, Bill Clinton said he was grateful to President Obama “for many reasons,” and especially because the president “continues to believe that as he strives to stop bad things are happening around the world, the rest of us are supposed to do more to make good things happen.”
Hillary Clinton, Obama’s former Secretary of State, is considering a run for the presidency in 2016 and has worked hard to show that she and the president are on the same page. But after Clinton criticized Obama in interview this summer, relations were strained.
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