(CNN) Cincinnati Democrats wasted no time with Eric Holder.
"Do you at least have any interest in being president of the United States?" City Councilman Wendell Young asked him Friday — the first question to the former US attorney general as a who's who of Democrats in the Cincinnati area sat in a cramped law office conference room.
After his standard caveats -- he says it's something he needs to talk about with his family and won't actually decide on until early 2019 -- a confident Holder leaned in.
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"Am I interested it?" he asked. "Yeah, I'm interested!"