With Just Weeks To Decide, Hillary Clinton Claims 'Enormous Pressure' To Run For President

Hillary Clinton, whose nationwide speaking tour ended with in May with $2.00 seat-filler tickets in LA, says she's under "enormous pressure" to run for president again, according to Politico

"I, as I say, never, never, never say never," Clinton said on BBC Radio 5 Live, adding "I will certainly tell you, I’m under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to think about it."

"But as of this moment, sitting here in this studio talking to you, that is absolutely not in my plans," she added. 

Whereas in previous election cycles the field narrowed as the primaries approached, 2020 is different: Democrats continue to join, indicating an unsettled and broadening race less than three months before the Iowa caucuses and as polls reflect shifting support for top-tier candidates.

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York, filed for the Alabama primary a day before the deadline last week — possibly in preparation for a full-blown presidential bid. Former Gov. Deval Patrick Massachusetts has expressed interest in announcing his candidacy as early as this week.

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The 72-year-old Clinton says she thinks "all the time" about what kind of president she would have been if she hadn't lost the 2016 election - saying "Of course I think about it. I think about it all the time." 

In October, Clinton taunted President Trump - tweeting "Don't tempt me. Do your job." after Trump said "I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren." 

That said, if Clinton's going to run she has to make a decision over the next couple of weeks as various state deadlines kick in. As a late entrant, she's already missed the window to run in Alabama and Arkansas - not a big deal as they're red states. 

New Hampshire's deadline is November 15th, while Califopria's is Nov. 26. According to the Washington Examiner, most of the 10 other states expected to hold primaries on Super Tuesday have deadlines in December.

"I know, it’s way past time," Clinton said on Tuesday. "Look, I think all the time about what kind of president I would’ve been and what I would’ve done differently and what I think it would’ve meant to our country and our world. … Whoever wins next time is going to have a big task trying to fix everything that’s been broken."