Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Tuesday he would not run for president in 2024.

During an evening interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, Hawley shot down the idea of seeking the Republican nomination.

“I’ve always said, Maria, that I’m not running for president,” Hawley said. “It’s a privilege to represent the state of Missouri in the U.S. Senate. I just got elected barely two years ago. There’s a lot of a work to do, and I look forward to continuing to fight for Missouri every day that I can.”

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Hawley, 41, was elected to the Senate in 2018 and will be up for reelection in 2024.

It had been assumed widely Hawley would seek the country’s highest office after drawing national attention since being elected to the chamber.

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