John Morgan: I'm not running for Florida governor right now

Last Updated: Friday, November 24, 2017, 1:17 PM EST

Prominent Orlando attorney John Morgan put rumors of a Florida gubernatorial run to rest Friday, saying he won't be running — at least not as a Democrat.

In a tweet, the attorney known for his ubiquitous TV ads for his law firm, Morgan and Morgan, said he "can't muster the enthusiasm to run for the nomination."

Rumors had been swirling for months that he'd make a bid for the Democratic nomination for the 2018 race.

But in a follow-up tweet, Morgan — who's been active in Democratic circles and has hosted President Barack Obama at his home for a fund-raiser — said that if he ever ran, it would be as an independent.

Morgan also is well-known for his support of medical marijuana and bankrolled support for Florida's constitutional amendment authorizing it.