Republican Arkansas governor says he would not support Trump 2024 bid

Arkansas Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonHuckabee Sanders vows not to impose mask, vaccine mandates if elected governor of Arkansas Arkansas Democrats push Republicans to end ban on mask mandates Overnight Health Care: Drug companies reach tentative B opioid settlement | COVID-19 deaths push drop in life expectancy | WHO chief: Virus risk inevitable at Olympics MORE (R) said Sunday that he would not support former President TrumpDonald TrumpPoll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Biden flexes presidential muscle on campaign trail with Virginia's McAuliffe Has Trump beaten the system? MORE if he ran for the White House again in 2024, pointing to the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," the Republican governor was asked by host Dana BashDana BashKey Biden ally OK with dropping transit from infrastructure package Klobuchar: If Breyer is going to retire from Supreme Court, it should be sooner rather than later Sunday shows - Surgeon general in the spotlight as delta variant spreads MORE if he would vote for Trump should the former president run in 2024.

“No, I wouldn't. It's time," Hutchinson responded.

"He's going to have a voice ... as former presidents do. But there's many voices in the party," the governor added. "He should not define our future. We have got to define it for ourself."

Hutchinson's statement is one of the strongest from a GOP governor breaking with the former president since the riot.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has also voiced his desire for the Republican Party to move on from Trump.

Aside from notable exceptions such as Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Goldman Sachs - Tokyo Olympics kick off with 2020-style opening ceremony The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi considers adding GOP voices to Jan. 6 panel Democrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements MORE (Wyo.), many Republican lawmakers refused to lay the blame on Trump and his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results for the violence that unfolded last month.

Ten House Republicans joined Democrats in voting to impeach Trump over his role in the riot. Seven Republicans voted to convict Trump in his trial in the Senate, where the former president was ultimately acquitted.

Hutchinson was one of the few prominent GOP officials to acknowledge President BidenJoe BidenBiden authorizes up to 0M for Afghan refugees Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Biden flexes presidential muscle on campaign trail with Virginia's McAuliffe MORE's victory in the days immediately following Trump's election defeat in November, telling NBC's "Meet the Press" at the time that he expected Trump "will have a voice for a long time in the party."