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The High Table Interview

Leo Varadkar is 'absolutely definitely not' thinking about Enda Kenny's job*

*But ask him in four or five years…

LEO VARADKAR HAS insisted he is “absolutely definitely not” thinking about being leader of Fine Gael with the issues he is currently dealing with.

The Health Minister told in an interview earlier this month that “personal ambition is the last thing on my mind” with the issues he has to deal with in the Department of Health.

Varadkar’s name has been heavily linked with the Fine Gael leadership along with Cabinet colleagues Simon Coveney and Frances Fitzgerald although Enda Kenny has given a firm commitment to lead his party into the next election.

Here’s what else Varadkar had to say when we asked the leadership question in our recent interview with him:

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Read: How safe is Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader?

Read: What does Leo make of being described as ‘tall and good-looking with a certain exotic feel’?

Read: Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are ‘too restrictive’

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