Dianne Feinstein Turned Down Position Third In Line To Presidency

BEIJING, CHINA - DECEMBER 05:  U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a business leader breakfast at the The St. Regis Beijing hotel on December 5, 2013 in Beijing, China. U.S Vice President Joe Biden is on an official visit to China from December 4 to 5.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “Well, I haven’t thought about it, but I’ll let you know when I do,” Feinstein told Insider’s Bryan Metzger. “I just got back, I’ve had a lot of issues.”
  • “[She has] told a few reporters in the past that she’s not thought about it, and has no intention of seeking the position,” one of Feinstein’s aides cut in, before turning to the Senator. “That’s what you’ve told reporters,” the aide said.
  • “I don’t know what you’re saying,” Feinstein told the staffer.

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