Brazile: Hillary Clinton will not run in 2020

Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile on Tuesday said she does not believe 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day The Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Roger Stone invokes gag order in new fundraiser MORE will make another bid for the White House in 2020.

While Brazile, speaking Monday at the annual meeting of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council, somewhat jokingly said there could be as many as 30 candidates in the Democratic primary, she said she does not think Clinton will be in the group.

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The comment comes as many conflicting messages revolve around whether Clinton will pursue another run at the White House in 2020.

Clinton herself said in late October that “I’d like to be president,” adding that she would not think about a possible run until after the midterm elections. Mark Penn, a former adviser to the Clintons, wrote in The Wall Street Journal in November that “You can expect her to run for president once again” and Clinton has refused to rule out the possibility in interviews.

However, several aides and confidants told The Hill in October that she would not make another bid for president

“She’s more likely to win Powerball,” Philippe Reines, Clinton’s longtime adviser, told The Hill.

Clinton ran for president in 2008, losing the Democratic primary to Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Obama spends Presidents Day at Ayesha Curry's San Francisco restaurant Government's misguided holiday to celebrate itself MORE, who went on to serve two terms in the White House. She ran again in 2016, winning her party’s nomination but losing in an upset to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at DOJ McCabe says ‘it’s possible’ Trump is a Russian asset McCabe: Trump ‘undermining the role of law enforcement’ MORE, who used her as an effective foil to energize the Republican base, dubbing her “Crooked Hillary.” 

A crowded cast of Democrats are already thinking about running their own campaigns, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden slams Trump immigration policies: 'It’s about xenophobia' GOP pollster says Michelle Obama one of Democrats' best surrogates Meghan McCain: 'Don't underestimate' Bernie Sanders MORE, Sens. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day The Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Gillibrand uses Trump Jr. tweet to fundraise MORE (I-Vt.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day The Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Gillibrand uses Trump Jr. tweet to fundraise MORE (D-Mass.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day The Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Gillibrand uses Trump Jr. tweet to fundraise MORE (D-Calif.), Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day Gillibrand uses Trump Jr. tweet to fundraise Trump: Bernie Sanders 'missed his time' for White House MORE (D-N.J.) and Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — Trump, Dems open drug price talks | FDA warns against infusing young people's blood | Facebook under scrutiny over health data | Harris says Medicare for all isn't socialism On The Money: Smaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive | Dems question IRS on new tax forms | Warren rolls out universal child care proposal | Illinois governor signs bill for minimum wage Michelle Obama would be tied with Biden as frontrunner if she ran in 2020, poll shows MORE (D-Ohio), Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) and more.