Obama: “Mr. President, You Can Say Whatever You Like”

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Speaking in Illinois, the candidate insists he has not limited what Bill Clinton can talk about in his Wednesday convention address.

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Responding to reports Clinton is unhappy he must speak about national security, Obama says it “wouldn’t make sense to me to try and edit his remarks.”

Plus: Acknowledges he’s “going to have to work hard” to woo some Clint supporters, and says it is safe to conclude that Sen. Clinton made his veep shortlist.

And/But: On Fox, former Clinton Chair McAuliffe responds to reports of Bill Clinton being told what to discuss in Wednesday speech by saying “He’s going to do what he wants to do, I’m sorry.”

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