BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick said he’s not interested in running for vice president in 2016 — even if Hillary Clinton calls.
Patrick made the comment during his monthly radio show on WGBH-FM Thursday.READ MORE: MCAS Results From 2021 Spring Exam Show Expected Pandemic-Related Drops In Math And English Scores
Patrick, who has repeatedly said he’s not interested pursuing the presidency in 2016, described running for public office as an “unpleasant, intrusive, grueling business.”
Asked if he’s ruled out ever running for public office again, Patrick said “maybe one day but not in the foreseeable future.”READ MORE: 'Immediate Intervention' Needed At Worcester Fire Department, Report Following Lt. Jason Menard's Death Finds
Pressed if he would reconsider if he got a call from presumed Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, Patrick said, “if you’re asking me if I want to be vice president, the answer is, ‘no.'”
Patrick is in the final year as governor of Massachusetts and is not seeking re-election.
He’s said he’s anxious to get back to the private sector.MORE NEWS: Survey Identifies Massachusetts City With The Rudest Drivers
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