As the nation’s top diplomat, Hillary Clinton used to be a regular presence at the White House, but since leaving her post as secretary of state earlier this year, Clinton has been busy delivering speeches and launching her post-government initiatives.
On Monday, however, she’ll make a return to the building for lunch with President Barack Obama in his private dining room.
No other details of the pair’s meeting were provided, though plenty of issues – ranging from health care to Middle East peace talks – could be conversation starters.
Former rivals during their marathon battle for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, Obama and Clinton forged what most parties say was a strong working relationship during her years at the State Department. Since her departure, the pair met for dinner at the White House along with former President Bill Clinton, and for the dedication of the George W. Bush library in Texas.