Romney: I’m Not Running In 2016, But ‘Circumstances Can Change’

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to a reporter at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
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Mitt Romney has insisted that he is not going to run for president again in 2016, but acknowledged on Tuesday that the situation could technically change.

On Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, Romney reiterated that he is not going to run for president, according to audio recorded by Mediaite.

Hewitt then pressed Romney, asking him if he would change his mind if “circumstances change.”

“I’m not going there, Hugh. I know you’re going to press, but you know, this is something we gave a lot of thought to when early on I decided we’re not going to be running this time. And again, we said look, I had the chance of running. I didn’t win. Someone else has a better chance than I do,” Romney responded. “And that’s what we believe, and that’s why I’m not running. And you know, circumstances can change, but I’m just not going to let my head go there.”

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