Bill and Hill would both turn down Supreme Court if Obama offered 

Former President Bill Clinton said he and wife Hillary Clinton are too old to be tapped to replace the retiring John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court and would tell President Obama to pick a younger nominee if he asked either of them.

Clinton told ABC's This Week that he would enjoy a stint on the Supreme Court, "But it wouldn't be a good idea because I'm already 63 years old," Clinton said. "I hope I live to be 90. I hope I'm just as healthy as Justice Stevens is. But it's not predictable."

Clinton said Obama should select someone "in their late 40s or early 50s on the court and someone, you know, with a lot of energy for the job."

As for wife Hillary, Clinton said she'd give Obama the same answer.

"She would be great at it, and I think at one point in her life she have might have been interested in it," Clinton said. "But she's like me. You know, we're kind of doers. We like being out there and doing things, rowing our own boat, and making changes we can see happen."

 

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