Clinton does a little standup | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Clinton does a little standup

Posted By on Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 9:22 AM

Bill Clinton subbed for President Obama at the Gridiron dinner.

Clinton said he regretted having come to dinner without “either of the Bushes,” referring to his disaster-relief partners: George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. “I’m used to having them by my side when I walk into a disaster area,” Clinton said.

 

In a more serious vein, Clinton predicted that the Democrats would succeed in steering health care reform through Congress. “It may not happen in my lifetime or in [former vice president] Dick Cheney's, but hopefully by Easter,” he said.


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