TODAY   |  January 24, 2014

John Boehner: I have no interest in being president

While sitting down with Jay Leno last night, the Speaker of the House said he’s not running for president. “I do drink red wine. I smoke cigarettes. And I'm not giving that up to be the president of the United States,” he said, adding that he gets along just fine with President Obama.

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>>> speaker of the house john boehner says he has no interest in running for president. he sat down with jay leno thursday night to talk about a variety of topics. he told jay that he gets along fine with president obama but they approach their jobs from different perspectives. and he says he definitely doesn't want the president's job.

>> listen, i like to play golf, i like to cut my own grass. i do drink red wine , i smoke cigarettes, and i'm not giving that up to be president of the united states .

>> okay. that response did get a round of applause from the audience. at least you can cross one more potential candidate off that list.

>> for now.

>> he likes what he likes.