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The support Bill Clinton gave Barack Obama 2012.
While the president promised to fully backed Hillary Clinton for 2016.
And are yet to be announcement sure to be.
Run for the Oval Office but according to our next guest Joseph Biden.
On the with us right now Ed -- the author of the book the amateur which was for six weeks number one.
And 26 weeks on the New York Times best -- list now Latin paperback but Ed you've added to a tell me about this deal that was done.
In the summer of 2011.
Obama looked in the mirror and said to -- so I can lose this thing I could not get reelected.
Axelrod told him that if you want to get reelected he had to do whatever it took.
And whatever it took required him to reach out to Bill Clinton and ask for his help what was the relationship at that point between -- -- -- awful.
As it's been really -- all law.
But politics makes strange bedfellows.
And Clinton and Obama got together on the golf course at Andrews air force players.
They started hammering out a deal.
In which Clinton agreed to give the prime speech of the Democratic National Convention and campaign for Obama among.
White working class voters.
Obama agreed that Clinton could named the chairman.
Of the Democratic National Committee.
And that Obama would back Hillary in 2016.
Just to give you an illustration which using your book about the -- -- between the two men here's a quote from Bill Clinton.
I've heard more from bush asking for my -- than -- from Obama I have no relationship the president none whatsoever Obama -- know how to be president -- know how the world works.
He's incompetent he is an amateur hence the name your book.
Now bill could hit after bill Barack Obama wins tries to conclude -- the White House a couple of times what happens.
He called the white -- and they will not put him through to be president he actually goes crazy finally he talks the president this is after the election.
And Obama said you know I'm thinking about it and I'm not sure about the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee I think I'll reappoint Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
And you know as far as sixteen is concerned -- -- keep my powder -- I'm not sure I'll I'll actually endorsed Hillary.
Bill goes ballistic holistic and the result is Steve croft sits down with secretary -- to decrease former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
And Barack Obama -- seems to endorse our -- the end result in your opinion.
The end result is that Obama has blown hot and cold about the clintons he had them to dinner at the White House for the very first time to a with Valerie -- sitting in by the way.
Enduring that dinner Clinton -- Obama about experience and his lack of experience and how much experience Clinton had that.
And Obama kept looking at his Blackberry and ignoring Bill Clinton that the relationship between these two guys is not good.
That's in the -- and but I that I noticed two the result of the secretary of state coming off a head injury with the president.
The result was a slobbering -- love and an embarrassment to all concerned including Steve -- that's right.
So listen a lot of people as it is a fascinating it you're staying with compelling but where do you get these sources -- -- we believe -- Because for years not months but years.
I've been reporting on this material like that it's a whole book on him.
Hillary Clinton I did another book on -- Barack Obama have dozens of sources.
Several of which are inside.
Each of their camps right you could think -- he's gonna granted his vice president gotta run it's going to be hard for him to endorse his former secretary of state.
It's going to be -- -- we still up three more years left Ed Klein thanks so much to look -- paperback I feel very much now out.
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