On Friday, Washington Whispers’ Paul Bedard reported that some conservatives want Liz Cheney to run for office, believing that “she’s a chip off the block!” ThinkProgress noted yesterday that Republican political guru Karl Rove has said that “she might” run at some point. Asked about the rampant speculation on Fox News today, Cheney didn’t rule out an eventual run for office, simply saying, “it’s not something I’m focused on right now.” Watch it:
After the interview ended, hosts Trace Gallagher and Martha MacCallum said it sounded like Cheney was open to running. “But I think that was ‘I’ll consider it,’” said Gallagher. “I would say it’s not ruled out at all, said MacCallum.