Valerie Jarrett says Michelle Obama won't run for public office: 'It will never happen'

Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama to headline Essence Festival Obama shares tribute to Michelle to celebrate Mother's Day 111-year-old woman gets free tickets to see Michelle Obama book tour MORE will never run for political office, according to a top White House adviser during the Obama administration.

"Let me very clear. It will never happen," Valerie Jarrett told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on Monday. "She has committed her life to public service. And she's going to use her incredible platform to be a force for good, but not in politics."

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"You can bank on that," Jarrett said. "She's been very clear on that subject."

Obama has frequently said she will not run for office, despite her popularity among Democrats.

"But there are lots of way you can serve beyond running for office and I think that's absolutely what she's devoted to doing," Jarrett added.