Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that she is not running for president in the next election cycle.
“I’m not going to run for president in 2024,” Whitmer said during an interview. Fox 2 Detroit.
She was asked about her intentions amid rumors she could be a top pick for the Democratic nomination if President Biden — the longest-serving commander-in-chief in U.S. history — hangs up his hat after his first term. .
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Biden has said he plans to run in 2024.
“I don’t want to run for president,” Whitmer said. She has made similar statements before, but she tried to clarify her statements to anyone who thought she was mincing words.
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“I can tell you, period, I’m not running for anything in the next two or four years,” she repeated.
“Well, well, this might be the last time we’re talking about this,” he told FOX 2, after the interviewer said it was the clearest statement he’s ever made on the issue. had heard
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Ultimately, the governor did not say she would “never” run, leaving the possibility of 2028 and beyond.