Interviewing Hillary Clinton on Monday's "Today" show, NBC's Ron Allen repeatedly asked the New York Senator about Barack Obama's ability to defend himself against GOP attacks, as he questioned: "Do you think they've crossed the line?" and claimed, "there's concerns about actually inciting violence."
For her part Clinton said she thought McCain/Palin had gone negative but had calmed down, however that didn't satisfy Allen as he proceeded to worry "If this gets more personal and, and more aggressive can he withstand," the "Republican assault?"
Also, Allen, mindful of the fact that, Clinton supporters "can make a big difference in a close race," pressed the former First Lady if her husband was "fully on board?"
The following interview occurred on the October 13, edition of the "Today" show:
MATT LAUER: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton certainly fought each other tooth and nail in the Democratic primary season, some feelings, of course, were bruised, but now, the Clintons appear to have buried the hatchet, and they're on the campaign trail stumping for Obama together, for the first time.