"I'm grateful to live in a city and a state and a country where I really believe in my elected officials, and their ethos and their competencies," Clinton said told CNN's Nima Elbagir in Rwanda. "Someday, if either of those weren't true, and I thought I could make more of a difference in the public sector, or if I didn't like how my city or state or country were being run, I'd have to ask and answer that question."
Her answer was very similar to a response she gave NBC in April, CNN said.
Clinton spoke to CNN halfway through her nine-day, six-stop African trip to do work for the Clinton Foundation.
The trip began in Malawi and Clinton, alongside her father, will also stop in Zambia, Tanzania, Zanzibar and South Africa.
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