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Cuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No, no'

New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo likens COVID-19 to the Grinch: 'The season of viral transmission' For Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court upholds religious liberty Cardinal Dolan hails Supreme Court decision on churches, COVID-19 MORE (D) on Monday was repeatedly questioned by his brother, CNN's Chris CuomoChris CuomoMedia and Hollywood should stop their marching-to-Georgia talk Clyburn: 'We're teetering on' giving president 'authority to be dictator' The 'Anonymous' saga ended with a dud — a perfect example of the problem of Trump-era media MORE, about whether the governor was thinking about, had ever thought about or might ever think about running for president.

Each time the governor had the same answer: "No." 

During an interview on "Cuomo Prime Time," the two brothers spoke about the governor's political ambitions, as well as New York's efforts to battle the spread of coronavirus, on which Andrew Cuomo has taken to giving daily news briefings.

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"With all of this adulation you're getting for doing your job, are you thinking about running for president?" Cuomo asked his brother.

"No, no," the governor responded curtly.

"No, you won't answer?" the CNN host shot back.

Chris Cuomo then launched a barrage of questions at the governor, including whether Andrew Cuomo might consider a run in the future or whether he was even open to discussions, to all of which the elder Cuomo responded, "No."

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The back-and-forth comes as some on social media have pushed the prospect of the governor running for president. President TrumpDonald John TrumpGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump MORE earlier in the day said during interview on “Fox & Friends” that he “wouldn’t mind running against Andrew” as he criticized former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Senate approves two energy regulators, completing panel Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race MORE, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nominee.

Cuomo has frequently denied presidential aspirations in recent days, telling MSNBC earlier Monday that he did not want to engage Trump in political games.

"I am not engaging the president in politics," said Cuomo. "My only goal is to engage the president in partnership. This is no time for politics. I am not going to get into a political dispute with the president."

"I'm not running for president," he added.