But he is focused on his current reelection bid.
"It’s hard to ask somebody who just spent a lot of effort being here and there and being everywhere in between about doing it again. It’s not something that I can immediately say, ‘Oh my goodness, I’m looking forward to 2020,’” Rand told Politico, even as he conceded that “2020 would be perfect for an ophthalmologist.”
“It’s a never say never,” Rand said, but “really all I can see in the near-term future is making sure I do a good job for Kentucky. I’m running for reelection, and then I want to be a big voice in the Senate.”