Allison Shelley/Getty Images(ASPEN, Colo.) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch will follow whatever recommendation the FBI and prosecutors make on whether to charge Hillary Clinton in connection to an email probe, she said Friday, tying her announcement to the recent controversial meeting with Bill Clinton that she called “perfectly reasonable” to question.
"I will be accepting their recommendations and their plans for going forward," Lynch said at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado.
Lynch has decided that she will green light whatever recommendation comes from the FBI and senior career lawyers in the Justice Department, after a months-long investigation tied to Clinton's use of a private email server.
This comes just days after the revelation that Lynch met privately with former president Bill Clinton during a chance encounter on the tarmac at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix earlier this week.
"Certainly, my meeting with him raises questions and concerns," Lynch acknowledged on Friday. "It has now cast a shadow over how this case may be perceived, no matter how it's resolved. ... [But] it's important to make it clear that that meeting with President Clinton does not have a bearing on how this matter is going to be reviewed, resolved and accepted by me."
She added, however: "I certainly wouldn't do it again."
Both Lynch and Bill Clinton have insisted the meeting was completely "social," focusing on grandchildren, golf, travel, the Brexit vote, “and things like that," as Lynch put it.
The FBI is in the final stages of its email-related investigation, looking at how Hillary Clinton and her aides handled classified information when she was secretary of state.
Lynch said Friday that she was always planning to accept the recommendations of the career prosecutors and investigators, but in the wake of questions over her meeting with Bill Clinton, she wants to explain further how the process will be handled.
"It's being handled by career investigators and career agents, who always follow facts and the law and do the same thorough and independent examination in this matter that they’ve done in all [investigations]," she said. "The career people ... are independent, they live from administration to administration."
The determinations and findings by career investigators will be "reviewed" by senior career lawyers in the Justice Department and FBI Director James Comey, who will then brief the findings to Lynch, according to the Justice Department.
"This case will be resolved by the team that's been working on it from the beginning," Lynch insisted Friday.
As for the impromptu meeting between Lynch and Bill Clinton Monday night, it lasted about 30 minutes.
In Aspen Friday, a reporter began his questions about the meeting by asking the attorney general, "What on earth were you thinking?"
"I think that's the question of the day isn't it,” she said, adding, “I think that's a perfectly reasonable question.”
Asked why she wasn't fully recusing herself from the case, Lynch said a formal recusal "would mean that I wouldn't even be briefed on what the findings were, or what the actions going forward would be. And while I don't have a role ... in coming up with those findings or making those recommendations on how to move forward, I will be briefed on it, and I will be accepting their recommendations."
Lynch had explained the Bill Clinton encounter at a news conference Wednesday.
"As I was landing, he was headed out," she said. "He did come over and say hello and speak to my husband and myself."
"There was no discussion on any matter pending before the department or any matter pending with any other body. There was no discussion of Benghazi, no discussion of State Department emails," Lynch said at another news conference Tuesday.
ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton could be interviewed by the FBI in the coming days as part of an investigation into the former secretary of state and her staff's use of private email to conduct official U.S. State Department business, according to a source familiar with the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation.
The Justice Department's goal is to complete the investigation and make recommendations on whether charges should be filed before the two major party conventions take place toward the latter half of July, the source said.
Officials want ample time to review Clinton's interview and compare it to everything they have discovered in the months-long investigations, according to the source.
Last year, it was revealed that Clinton had exclusively used her family's private email server for official communications during her tenure as secretary of state. The officials communications included thousands of emails that were later marked classified by the U.S. State Department.
ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Ken McKay, Chris Christie’s former presidential campaign manager who is now leading the pro-Trump super PAC Rebuilding America Now, said on this week’s Powerhouse Politics podcast that his PAC will soon be rivaling pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities Action USA, which has nearly $47 million on hand to spend.
“When October rolls around,” McKay said to ABC News Political Director Rick Klein and Deputy Political Director Shushannah Walshe, “I think we will be spending at the rate at they’re spending.”
Pointing to the infrastructure required to build a successful fundraising operation, McKay said, “Our commitments have actually grown, but it just takes a ton of time to meet people face to face.”
"We didn’t have the White House for the past eight years,” McKay added. “At the end of the day, we will match them dollar for dollar.”
McKay said that his PAC’s strategy will focus on Clinton’s trustworthiness and the record of her husband.
“If you look at the data, and you look at focus group reactions,” McKay said in reference to Clinton, “when she’s talking, people don’t believe her.”
“We can’t let her get away with that,” McKay said, referring to his PAC’s messaging.
In addition to focusing on trust, McKay said that his PAC has tied the presumptive Democratic nominee with the legacy of President Bill Clinton “to remind everybody, ‘Hey, this is what it was like before. Well, get ready. Here it comes again.’”
McKay also discussed speculation on whether his former boss, Chris Christie, would be selected to run on Trump’s ticket.
“I think he would be a fantastic leader,” McKay said. “I think he would do whatever he can to help his friend.”
iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) -- The explanation that former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch spent about 30 minutes this week making only small talk about his grandchildren and golf seems impossible, Donald Trump said Friday.
"When I first heard this story, I said, 'Oh, no, you're kidding,'" Trump said at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver Friday.
The story in question involves Bill Clinton’s meeting with Lynch at an airport in Phoenix earlier this week. The meeting has raised questions about Lynch’s objectivity because the Justice Department is heading up the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state.
Lynch has denied discussing the email controversy with Bill Clinton but, attempting to quell the concerns, stressed Friday that she will follow the recommendations of the FBI and her lawyers on whether to charge Hillary Clinton.
As for Trump, "I love my grandchildren, but if I talk about them for more than nine or 10 seconds, after that, what are you going to say?" he said of his eight grandkids.
"I love golf but after speaking about golf for a couple minutes, it's tough," Trump added.
Trump's speech touched on a variety of issues, from foreign policy and trade deals to health care and the Supreme Court. He said that in addition to the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, there was a chance that four other seats could come open during the next presidential administration.
"You could even have three, you could even have four more [seats]. ... Including Justice Scalia, you could have as many as five," he said.
Trump also evaluated the state of the general election race, saying he believes he will be competitive in states that are not traditionally big victories for Republicans, including Connecticut.
"We may even give a shot to New York and California," he said.
"We're going to play in a lot of states that normally [vote for Democrats].”
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who campaigned for Trump during the primaries, spoke before Trump took the stage Friday.
"Trump is winning because he will put you first," Palin said.
She praised Trump's rallies, saying, "they're rowdy and they're fun and they're energizing."
She described Democratic Party rallies as "cranky, demanding, shrill."
Trump acknowledged that he was facing what could be a tough crowd, having bashed the state earlier this year after being shut out of its delegates.
"Colorado sort of taught me a lot about politics. I learned a lot,” he said. “And polls came out I would win Colorado … and I was looking forward to it. And then all of the sudden, I didn't get the delegates ... I am a quick learner and that was an amazing week," he said.
For her part, Palin took shots at the "Never Trump" movement.
"You know who is threatened? Those GOPers who insist that they’ll never vote for their parties choice this time," she said.
Rather than refer to "that gang" by their self-appointed moniker, Palin said, "I just called them ‘Republicans against Trump,’ or RAT for short."
ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Jill Stein, the presidential candidate for the Green Party, says she would be unhappy with either mainstream party candidate -- Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump -- in the White House.
“No doubt, I will feel really terrible if Donald Trump becomes president. But I will also feel really terrible if Hillary Clinton becomes president,” Stein told ABC News Political Director Rick Klein and Deputy Political Director Shushannah Walshe on this week’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast.
“Because, unfortunately, many of the really scary things Donald Trump talks about, Hillary Clinton in fact has already done,” Stein added, referring to Clinton’s positions on Libya and affairs in the Middle East.
Stein credited Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders with striking a chord among American voters who are distressed with the status quo.
“There’s no way we would have gotten here if it hadn’t been for the work of Bernie Sanders and his campaign to really build the momentum,” Stein said, “and I think really lift the curtain on how very strong this movement is for deep change across America.”
Stein said that Sanders supporters should not pack up their bags and settle for a candidate with whom they are unhappy. “The struggle goes on,” Stein said, appealing to Sanders voters.
“And after all the wonderful work that they have done lifting up this fight for economic justice and equality, and an economy that works for everyday people and workers, that there’s no need to send it back to the graveyard of the Democratic party,” Stein said, referring to the work of the Sanders campaign.
“Because at the end of the day, we’ve seen, it’s very hard to have a revolutionary campaign inside of a counter-revolutionary party,” Stein added, discussing Clinton’s out-performance of Sanders among Democratic Party members.
Stein also discussed the likelihood that she would be unable to debate Clinton and Trump on a debate stage, due to rules established by the Commission on Presidential Debates.
The commission is a “private corporation, run by the Democratic and Republican Parties,” Stein said. “If a candidate is on enough ballots that they could actually win the election and they are a realistic and credible choice for being on the ballot for the majority of voters, then voters deserve to know about that candidate.”
ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The veepstakes for the 2016 presidential campaign is ramping up as at least two people have now been confirmed as candidates who’re being vetted.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being considered as a possible running mate for Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is being vetted as one of the possible Democratic running mates for Hillary Clinton, ABC News has confirmed.
Neither should come as much of a surprise because they have been actively campaigning with Trump and Clinton, respectively, but other prospects are less certain.
The Washington Post has reporting that former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia is also being vetted by the Trump team.
ABC News has not confirmed any others, but there is a list of possibilities emerging.
Based on ABC News reporting and analysis, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions are all among the top tier of possible Republican vice presidential candidates.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and South Dakota Sen. John Thune are all less likely but still plausible candidates.
A Republican source told ABC News that associates of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence have been told he’s under consideration for the job. He falls into the second grouping of possibilities, based on ABC News reporting and analysis.
On the Democratic side, Warren is the only person to have been confirmed as being part of the vetting at this point.
But Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, along with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro and Labor Secretary Tom Perez, are the other top-tier VP candidates, based on ABC News reporting and analysis.
The next grouping of possible but less likely candidates is larger for Clinton than Trump, with eight people grouped in.
California Rep. Xavier Becerra, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and current Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack are all potential candidates as well.
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama spent Friday morning receiving the latest update on the spread of the Zika virus from the nation’s top health officials, and issued a warning to Congress to pass funding to combat Zika that has been stalled for months.
“It is absolutely critical for the United States government, working in concert with other governments in the hemisphere, to be pushing hard right now to get this situation under control,” Obama said. “We can issue precautions for travel to areas that have Zika, we can give people guidelines in terms of how to deal with it if they get infected, but this is actually something that we could reduce the risks if Congress does the right thing and allocates the dollars that are needed right now to get the job done.”
The president said the virus’ spread through Puerto Rico and Latin America is reason for “alarm,” but he was told by National Institutes of Health director Dr. Anthony Fauci at the briefing that they are “fairly confident” an effective vaccine to combat Zika is within reach.
However, the administration’s $1.9 billion funding request intended to help develop a vaccine is at a standstill.
“We have not seen the House and the Senate come together in a sensible way to put forward the dollars requested that have been budgeted to get the job done,” Obama said. “So what I want the American people to understand is that I expect Congress to get this funding done before they leave for vacation, before they adjourn. That's part of their basic responsibility.”
Obama then hit Republicans for attempting to pin ideological riders on funding bills, saying “this is not the time to play politics.”
“When there are emergencies, when there are public health emergencies, when we know that we have the chance to prevent serious tragedies in the lives of families and to help protect the safety of our populations and particularly our children then those politics need to be set aside,” he said.
ABC News(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Donald Trump unwittingly waded once again into familiar territory Thursday: controversy, stemming from comments involving the Muslim faith.
During a question-and-answer session following a trade policy-themed town hall event in Manchester, New Hampshire, audience member Cathie Chevalier asked, "Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these hibi-jabis they wear at TSA?"
Chevalier, the past state president of the New Hampshire Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars, was referring to a hijab, the headscarf some Muslim women wear.
"I understand," the presumptive Republican presidential nominee responded.
Chevalier continued, "I’ve seen them myself. We need the veterans back in there to take it. They fought for this country and defended it, they’ll still do it."
Trump seemed to affirm the idea, telling her he would consider her suggestion.
"You know, and we are looking at that," he said. "And we are looking at that. We’re looking at a lot of things."
Trump has had a fraught relationship with the Muslim community, once proposing to ban all Muslim immigrants, as well as advocating the profiling and surveillance of mosques.
ICYMI-- Woman asks Trump to replace all hijab-wearing TSA personnel with vets. Trump says "We are looking at that." pic.twitter.com/RaOVlAtL66
ABC News(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- It's a bird, it's a plane...
No, it's "Mexican plane...getting ready to attack."
This was the bizarre joke that Donald Trump tried to bring in for a landing during a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Thursday.
When a plane flew overhead during a discussion on Mexico, Trump jested: "In fact that could be a Mexican plane up there they’re getting ready to attack."
Trump has taken aim at Mexico from the moment his campaign started, vowing to build a wall, slamming illegal immigration and even saying that the country was sending rapists to the U.S.
The real estate mogul has drawn fire for his comments and most recently suggested that a judge presiding over two cases against his now-defunct school, Trump University, may not be able to be fair because of his Mexican heritage.
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In an interview with ABC News’ Tom Llamas, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump criticized a meeting that took place between former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at a Phoenix, Arizona airport on Monday.
Trump -- citing an open FBI inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email at the State Department -- said that the meeting was “just something that you don’t do from an ethical standpoint. It’s something that is unheard of.”
He added, “Nobody can even think where there’s a precedent.”
The meeting between the attorney general and the former president was unplanned, according to Lynch, who spoke about the conversation at a press conference on Wednesday. “As I was landing, he was headed out,” said Lynch, referring to President Clinton. At a Tuesday press conference, Lynch said: “There was no discussion on any matter pending before the department or any matter pending with any other body. There was no discussion of Benghazi, no discussion of State Department emails.”
“When you meet for a half hour and you’re talking about your grandchildren and a little bit about golf,” Trump said on a day when he was campaigning in New Hampshire, “I don’t know it sounds like a long meeting.”
Trump continued, “I was very surprised I was surprised that frankly he would do it, and I was very surprised that she would do it,” referring to Clinton and Lynch.
“I think it was a meeting that even the Democrats are saying ‘what’s going on here,’” Trump said.
Trump pointed to an ongoing Department of Justice investigation, which could create a conflict of interest between Clinton and Lynch.
“You know who would think that when you have this massive investigation going on on emails, which is so serious, they’d have a meeting like this,” Trump told Llamas. “So I was very surprised. I was actually very disappointed to see it.”
Lynch acknowledged the meeting when asked about it by a local ABC News affiliate in Phoenix.
"I did see President Clinton at the Phoenix airport as he was leaving and spoke to myself and my husband on the plane," she said at a news conference.
Hillary Clinton has apologized for using private email. The FBI investigation is not focused on whether Clinton should not have done used private email, but rather if anyone bore responsibility for mishandling sensitive information.
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Donald Trump said that he would be open to using NATO forces to fight ISIS despite blasting the alliance in the past as "obsolete," he told ABC News’ Tom Llamas Thursday.
“I like the idea of using NATO and also neighbors that aren’t in NATO and take them out. You gotta take them out,” Trump said ahead of a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire.
However, Trump has been critical of NATO in the past, calling it “obsolete” and “expensive” in an interview on “This Week” in March.
“It's going to have to be either readjusted to take care of terrorism or we're going to have to set up a new -- a new coalition, a new group of countries to handle terrorism because terrorism is out of control,” Trump said of NATO at the time.
In the interview with Llamas, Trump acknowledged that he has not released the details of his plan to defeat ISIS because “everybody’s watching.”
“I don’t like giving away like, ‘We’re gonna hit them here. We’re gonna hit them there.’ I like to keep it quiet,” Trump said, adding, “We’re going to hit them very hard, it’s very true, it’s very possible that we should use NATO.”
Trump told Llamas he saw an advantage in using NATO forces.
“I don’t want to get too much of ours involved. I want NATO to be involved,” Trump said. “We spend a tremendous amount of money on NATO. We take care of countries that frankly should be taking care of themselves in terms of economically.”
Trump also referred to his past comments on NATO.
“I was the one that said NATO is obsolete because they don’t cover terrorism properly, you remember that. That was about four months ago, I took a lot of heat,” he said. “Three days later they came up and they said, ‘Trump is right.’”
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- During the eight years in which Sen. Tim Kaine served as the lieutenant governor and governor of Virginia, he disclosed that he accepted more than $160,000 worth of gifts.
The gifts, which were legal and mostly travel to and from political events, could now come under a harsher spotlight now that Kaine is reportedly one of the top contenders to become Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
But a spokesman Thursday defended the Democrat’s actions while he was in the Virginia statehouse in Richmond. “Sen. Kaine went beyond the requirements of Virginia law, even publicly disclosing gifts of value beneath the reporting threshold. He’s confident that he met both the letter and the spirit of Virginia’s ethical standards,” the spokesman said in a statement.
The statement was in reaction to a story, posted by Politico, that summarized the disclosures Kaine made from 2001 to 2009. Other people, including the conservative NRO commentator Jim Geraghty in 2013, had previously written about the same gifts.
Kaine’s gifts included over $2,000 from power and energy company Dominion, which services states including Virginia, for travel to and from meetings of the Southern Governors Association and the Democratic Governors Association in 2006 and 2007, respectively.
Dominion also flew him from Virginia to Indianapolis for the 2006 NCAA Final Four game after he reportedly missed his commercial flight there because he was attending the funeral of a former colleague.
He also disclosed the free use of a vacation home, owned by investor James B. Murray, on the tony West Indies island of Mustique in 2005, which Kaine’s staff determined would be valued at $18,000.
The Republican National Committee reacted to the vacation home in an email statement today, blasting a picture of Mustique to reporters, calling it “the exclusive getaway in the West Indies where Tim Kaine vacationed for free with his family at the home of a wealthy campaign donor whom Kaine reappointed to a state board soon after.”
Murray was originally appointed to the Virginia Commission on Higher Education in 2001, when Kaine’s predecessor and now fellow Sen. Mark Warner was governor.
The RNC added that Kaine, 58, was “exploiting Virginia’s lax ethics laws,” and sarcastically said, “He need not worry. As the front-runner to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Kaine would join a battle-tested political team that’s spent literally decades pushing back on stories of corruption, blurred ethical lines and accusations of pay to play.”
Kaine’s successor in the statehouse, Gov. Bob McDonnell, was convicted of 11 felony counts in 2014 for failing to disclose hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of gifts from a wealthy campaign donor. The conviction was unanimously vacated by the Supreme Court earlier this week.
Writing for the court, Chief Justice John Roberts called McDonnell’s actions “distasteful: it may be worse than that,” but that they did not fit the federal definition of corruption, in which someone in government performs an “official act” in exchange for gifts or services.
ABC/Ida Mae Astute(WASHINGTON) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being vetted as a possible vice presidential pick for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, according to two ranking Republican officials.
Despite Christie going through the vetting process, the two ranking Republican officials told ABC News they doubt Christie would ultimately be Trump’s pick.
Christie endorsed Trump for president in February, just weeks after suspending his presidential campaign, and has been a surrogate for Trump on the campaign trail.
In addition to having been tapped to lead Trump’s potential transition in May, Christie has emerged as an influential voice on the Trump team.
Allison Shelley/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Bill Clinton -- whose wife is currently in the crosshairs of the Justice Department over her use of a private email server -- met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday.
The meeting was a chance encounter as the two crossed paths at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, according to Lynch.
“As I was landing he was headed out,” Lynch said at a press conference Wednesday. “He did come over and say hello and speak to my husband and myself.”
They talked about grandchildren, golf, travel, former Attorney General Janet Reno, the “Brexit” decision, “and things like that,” according to Lynch.
The chat lasted about 30 minutes, according to ABC News affiliate KNXV-TV in Phoenix, which first reported the meeting.
"There was no discussion on any matter pending before the department or any matter pending with any other body. There was no discussion of Benghazi, no discussion of State Department emails," Lynch said at another press conference Tuesday.
Asked Wednesday whether it was appropriate to meet with the former president while the Justice Department and FBI continue their investigation into Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, Lynch insisted the meeting would have no impact on the federal probe.
“It’s being handled by career investigators and career agents, who always follow facts and the law, and do the same thorough and independent examination in this matter that they’ve done in all,” she said Wednesday in Los Angeles. “So that’s how that’ll be handed.”
The FBI is in the final stages of its investigation into how Hillary Clinton and her aides handled classified information when Clinton was secretary of state. The investigation stems from Clinton's decision to use a private email server for official duties. The FBI will make a recommendation to the Justice Department over whether anyone should face charges, and then Lynch will have the final say.
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama is set to hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in the swing state of North Carolina next week after sitting out the primary until the former secretary of state became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee earlier this month.
The president has described his mood as "fired up" about talking with voters, adding that he "cannot wait to get out there and campaign for Hillary."
Obama is expected to campaign quite a bit for Clinton, particularly in the fall, and brings a unique perspective, having competed against her in the 2008 primary before working closely with her as his secretary of state.
"The president has had to opportunity to watch Secretary Clinton perform up close and he’s seen her tenacity, her dedication, her commitment to a set of principles that they share. And that’s why the president is quite enthusiastic about her campaign," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said earlier this month after Obama's endorsement of Clinton.
But campaigning for Clinton is about much more than educating voters about the president’s admiration for the candidate, according to Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
It's also about protecting his own legacy.
"Trump is a repudiation of Obama, if elected, plain and simple," O'Hanlon said of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "If Obama sees Hillary in danger of losing and feels he can do something about it, he will leave no stone unturned, partly for her, but much more so for his own legacy."
In order to make sure his successor builds on what he has achieved, the White House says, Obama will specifically reach out to Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters with whom he "has a lot of credibility" because he "fought very hard for many of the principles and priorities" Sanders talked about in his campaign.
Earnest has pointed out Wall Street reform as one area where the president and Sanders see eye-to-eye to "make sure that taxpayers are not on the hook for bailing out big banks that make risky bets."
O'Hanlon says Obama's popularity with "both halves," meaning Sanders supporters and the Democratic base, will serve as a big boost to Clinton's campaign in battleground states. The two were first scheduled to hit the campaign trail June 15 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, but that event was postponed because of the Orlando, Florida shooting.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday, Clinton's campaign says, the two will "discuss the progress that's been made" and "their vision for an America that is stronger together."
It's safe to assume the president will also repeat how qualified he thinks Clinton is for the job, while hitting Trump as he already has over the course of the primary.
"I know Hillary will be so good at it,” Obama said in his endorsement video. “In fact, I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office. She's got the courage, the compassion and the heart to get the job done.”