The chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) says no one should pity him for his role overseeing the GOP presidential primary.

“No one should feel sorry for me,” Reince Priebus said in an interview with CNN that aired Wednesday. "I signed up for this.


“People assume, ‘You must be miserable, you have a horrible job,’” he told host Jamie Gangel. "I don’t see it that way.

“I’m not pouring Bailey’s on my cereal [or] sitting here trying to find the Johnny Walker. This is fun. Being in the middle, you have to accept the fact that there are a thousand opinions. I’m so used to it that I don’t even care.”

Priebus said the RNC is not conspiring against Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial Warren goes local in race to build 2020 movement 2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes MORE becoming the GOP presidential nominee.

“Of course not — that’s insanity,” he said when asked if there’s plot against the Republican presidential front-runner.

“There’s nothing to steal. Either you have the votes or you don’t. I’m going to be at peace with whoever the nominee is because I know that they’re going to beat [Democratic presidential front-runner] Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes The Memo: Democrats confront prospect of long primary Manafort sought to hurt Clinton 2016 campaign efforts in key states: NYT MORE.”

Priebus added that he would not try to convince Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis Ryan Retirees should say 'no thanks' to Romney's Social Security plan California Governor Newsom and family dress as 2020 Democrats for Halloween DC's liaison to rock 'n' roll MORE (R-Wis.) to enter the GOP’s nominating fray at the Republican National Convention in July.

“He would kill me,” he said. "I wouldn’t do it. You have to actually want to be the president of the United States to run [and] he doesn’t want to right now.

“It’s not going to happen,” Priebus added of a Ryan White House run. "He doesn’t have the floor operation to get it done.”

Trump has repeatedly derided the GOP’s presidential primary rules as “rigged” against him as a political outsider.

Reports emerged Wednesday that the billionaire’s campaign predicts it will secure more than 1,400 delegates before the GOP convention later this summer. At least 1,237 are needed for avoiding a contested convention in Cleveland.

Trump leads the Republican field in delegates with 845 to 559 for Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWarren goes local in race to build 2020 movement Trump holds chummy meeting with Turkey's Erdoğan Overnight Defense: Trump hosts Erdoğan at White House | Says Turkish leader has 'great relationship with the Kurds' | Highlights from first public impeachment hearing MORE (R-Texas) and 148 for Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio). He also has the edge in voter support nationwide, boasting a 9-point advantage in the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.