Mitt Romney was asked if he would run for president of the United States a third time during a New York Times interview that was published on Saturday, and his response was: “Oh, no, no, no. No, no, no, no, no. No, no, no.” He said that people are always gracious and say that he should run again. But, he asserts, “I’m not running again,” according to a Saturday report by the Huffington Post.
Romney, who was the Republican presidential candidate in 2012 – who was defeated by President Barack Obama – stated his comments after a screening of “MITT” which is a Netflix original documentary. The documentary is scheduled to premiere at midnight EST on Jan. 24.
Romney added that even though he will not run for president again, he believes the 2012 campaign was a great experience for him. He said that running for president was a fabulous thing to experience. He claimed, “The one thing in the film that I felt you can’t communicate – was just how honored you feel, what an extraordinary experience it is. But that being said, I loved it.”
Regarding the presidential election in 2016, Romney has previously said that he believes Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Marco Rubio, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would be strong candidates.