Chelsea Clinton Addresses Rumors of Her Political Ambitions
'Rather hysterical'
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 29, 2017 2:32 PM CDT
Chelsea Clinton addresses the rumors that she's entering the family business, as it were.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

(Newser) – "I am not running for public office," Chelsea Clinton tells Variety. After her mother's loss to President Trump and with the rise of her own public persona, political pundits have been wondering if it's Chelsea Clinton's turn to try her hand at the family business, CBS News reports. Apparently not. In her interview with Variety, Clinton quashes such rumors—which she finds "rather hysterical"—and says she's "constantly surprised by the stories of me running for, fill in the blank." The 37-year-old says she's been asked about running for office for most of her life and has never changed her answer. However, Clinton stops short of saying that answer will never change.

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