Some presidential UFO watchers noted that she was actually ripping off her husband, former President Bill Clinton, who used the same language after watching the Will Smith movie.
Now Reagan allies tell us that the whole thing started with former President Reagan, who made repeated comments about world unity in the face of an alien attack, especially around the time of the last flyby of Halley's Comet. "It looks like she stole the idea from Bill who stole it from Reagan," says one.
Of course, you could be asking: Why is there a site dedicated to what presidents say about UFOs? Check it out here.
By Paul Bedard