From National Journal:

“If in four to five years, if I do a good job as vice president—I’m sorry, as senator—I’ll have the chance to do all sorts of things.”

Washington journalists’ ears perked up Thursday morning when Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) made that misstatement during his remarks at a breakfast sponsored by National Journal and the University of Phoenix.

Rubio said Wednesday night, and reiterated Thursday morning, that he did not want to become vice president “now or maybe ever.”

Here more other highlights from Rubio’s remarks, courtesy of the twitterati who attended the breakfast.

Marco Rubio, at National Journal forum, days AZ immigration law should “not” be national model--contrary to Romney.

— Dan Balz (@danbalz) April 19, 2012

MT @HotlineAlberta: Rubio tells @MajoratNJ “one bill”-his modified DREAM Act-won’t solve GOP’s glaring gap with Latino voters #njnextamerica

— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) April 19, 2012

Sen. Marco Rubio hopes to introduce his version of a Dream Act bill this summer, before the election. #njnextamerica

— Enrique Acevedo (@Enrique_Acevedo) April 19, 2012

Verbal slip! Rubio talks about having a chance to do something as VP.@MajoratNJ turns to the crowd: “Did you all get that?” #njnextamerica

— Rebecca Kaplan (@Rebecca_CBSNJ) April 19, 2012

Nicely done by @MajoratNJ pushing Rubioon VP denial. Major: “If Romney asks, you’ll say no?” Rubio: “Yes.” #njnextamerica

— Tim Alberta (@HotlineAlberta) April 19, 2012

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