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RFK Not Interested in VP Role

Jan. 28, 1964 - Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy said today that he was not interested at present in the Democratic Vice-Presidential nomination. He said at the White House, where he had gone to report to President Johnson on his efforts to ease the dispute of Indonesia and the Philippines with Malaysia, “I have decided only that I am going to be Attorney General, and I haven’t gone beyond that.” His statement was in reply to a question about his reaction to the Erie County, N.Y., Democratic committee’s endorsement of him as a potential running mate with Mr. Johnson this year. “I am not interested in any of those matters at the present time,” Mr. Kennedy said. “I am interested in being Attorney General.”


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