Michelle Obama repeats declaration that she's not running for president

Michelle Obama repeats declaration that she's not running for president
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Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaGOP pollster says Michelle Obama one of Democrats' best surrogates Michelle Obama would be tied with Biden as frontrunner if she ran in 2020, poll shows Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85 MORE on Saturday repeated her stance that she has no intention of running for president.

"I don’t wanna be president!" she said with a laugh, when asked by a girl at the Lower Eastside Girls Club in Manhattan about whether she'd run for the White House, the New York Post reports.

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Obama has frequently said that she will never run for political office, as have those closest to her, despite her popularity among Democrats.

She also repeats the declaration in her bestselling memoir, "Becoming."

Obama cited a number of reasons during the appearance at the girls club, according to the Post, including giving her daughters a break from a heavy security presence.

"My path has never been politics," she said. "I just happened to marry somebody whose passion was politics. Just because he likes it doesn’t mean that I like it!”

Obama announced on Sunday that she will cancel two stops on her book tour to attend the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday.