For me Hillary Clinton’s nomination as Secretary of State is the only bright spot in this election. Hillary Clinton has managed to win over even some of her most ardent opposition with her hard work and intelligence. I think she will make a great Secretary of State.
Hillary Clinton has pledged to use a “smart” mix of military and diplomatic power as US secretary of state, in testimony before a US Senate committee.
The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting a hearing to confirm Mrs Clinton’s appointment as secretary of state.
The former New York Senator has been greeted warmly by her ex-colleagues.
But they may ask tough questions about conflicts of interest triggered by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
Mr Clinton’s charitable foundation has received a number of donations from foreign governments and multinational corporations.
In her opening statement, Mrs Clinton expressed a desire to strengthen America’s relationship with its allies.
“America cannot solve the most pressing problems on our own, and the world cannot solve them without America,” she said.
How will Hillary Clinton fare in the confirmation process?