Facebook's Sandberg says has no plan to work in government

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FILE PHOTO -- Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook attends a session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/Files (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who has been mentioned as a potential Treasury Secretary should Democrat Hillary Clinton become the next U.S. president, said on Tuesday she has no plans to go into government.

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"I'm staying at Facebook," Sandberg said when asked at a conference in Menlo Park, California if she would consider taking a position in government if Clinton wins the Nov. 8 presidential election.

(Reporting by Heather Somerville; Editing by Bernard Orr)