Obama can only stand Clinton 'in doses', cutting short a golf match with the joke-cracking ex-president and inviting buffers to a private dinner
Barack Obama can only stand Bill Clinton 'in doses'
Their strained relationship is detailed in Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's new book, Double Down
They claim the pair couldn't finish an 18-hole golf game organized to bring them closer in 2011
Obama dragged aides to a private dinner with Clinton because he couldn't 'handle any more undiluted Clinton'
Clinton infuriated the president by calling Mitt Romney's business record 'sterling' last year
By Daily Mail Reporter
PUBLISHED: 12:38 EST, 3 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:17 EST, 3 November 2013
Barack Obama can only handle Bill Clinton 'in doses', once cutting short a golf match organized to bring them closer and inviting aides to a private dinner as conversational buffers, it has been revealed.
The strained relationship between the U.S president and his predecessor is no secret inside Washington.
However, journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's explosive new book, Double Down: Game Change 2012, provides revealing glimpses into the politicians' personality clashes.