Michele Bachmann on Fox News: "I may run for another public office" [VIDEO]
Bachmann even said she hasn't ruled out another presidential run. Good luck with that!
Yesterday, Michele Bachmann gave her first interview since she announced last week she won't be seeking a fifth term in Congress.
She gave it, of course, to Fox News. And during her appearance on Sean Hannity's show, Bachmann said we might not have seen the last of her on the campaign trail after all.
"I'm not retiring, I'm not going silent, I'm not quitting my public involvement. In fact, I may run for another public office, that could happen," Bachmann said. "But for right now, I think I'm going to find a different perch in order to weigh in on these matters."
"Sometimes you can be more effective on the outside than on the inside," Bachmann continued. "I've done everything I possibly could on the inside but I still intend to be in the fight."
Asked if she has any specific plans for her post-6th District life, Bachmann said she's "wide open and looking," but said her focus remains on the "100 hour weeks" she promised to continue putting in until her current congressional term is through.
Hannity even asked her if she's considering following up her disastrous-in-hindsight presidential run with another run in 2016.
"I'm not taking anything off of the table, [but] that's certainly not my number one item that I'm looking at right now," she said.
Here's the video of her five minute Hannity interview:
Bachmann certainly faces an uphill climb if she decides to run for office again, as polling has time and time again indicated she's one of Minnesota's least popular politicians across the state as a whole.
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