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Walker downplays talk of running for president, calling it 'a little crazy'


MADISON, Wisconsin — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to downplay talk that he may be running for president in 2016.

Walker said Tuesday in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board that "anybody who wants to be president has to be a little crazy, so I don't know if I want to be characterized as crazy."

He also strongly suggested that he would not run for president if fellow Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan gets into the race.

Walker says if there is a Ryan fan club, "I'd be the leader of it." When asked if that means he would not run against him, Walker said, "It would be hard to do if you're the president of the fan club."

Walker also says he has no immediate plans to travel to Iowa.

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