Have you ever dreamed about becoming the U.S. president?

Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.): “When I was a child. But I never had an ambition for politics until about two years ago.”

Rep. Trent FranksTrent FranksGOP leaders launch internal review into leak GOP rep blames ‘the left’ for ‘tense, confrontational approach’ America must reduce its vulnerability to OPEC actions MORE  (R-Ariz.): “I believe almost everybody in this body has envisioned themselves as president one time or another, but my prayer is that everybody who becomes president is far more qualified than I am.”
 
Rep. Ted PoeTed PoeWill McConnell and Ryan put party over country in defense of Trump? GOP bill would create mandatory minimums for crimes against police Texas Republican departs Freedom Caucus MORE (R-Texas): “No, I’d rather be governor of Texas.”
 
Rep. Thelma Drake (R-Va.): “What a compliment. No, I haven’t. So you can say publicly that I’m not running for president.”
 
Rep. Dave ReichertDavid ReichertTime to fix our national parks House GOP not sold on Ryan’s tax reform plan Lawmakers push back against Trump offshore drilling review MORE (R-Wash.): “No. When I was young I wanted to help people and my dream was to become a police officer, which I did. I am having fun here and I’m always trying to do the best thing I can wherever I am.”
 
Rep. Tim Holden (D-Pa.): “No, I haven’t. I’m lucky and happy to be where I’m at.”
 
Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.): “I’m probably one of maybe 20 members who hasn’t thought about it. You have to be realistic, and you have to be able to raise $25 million.”
 
Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.): “No, that doesn’t interest me. I like what I’m doing.”