Rick Santorum: Transcript of ABC/Yahoo News Exclusive Interview

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RICK SANTORUM: I cleaned toilets and shined shoes.

JOHN BERMAN: I think Jon Huntsman said he cleaned toilets also.

RICK SANTORUM: Yeah, I cleaned toilets, yeah.

JOHN BERMAN: What is your-- your biggest guilty pleasure on television viewing?

RICK SANTORUM: Oh-- I-- I guess I would say-- "guilty pleasure." I watch the Food Network with my kids. We-- yeah, I-- I-- I generally don't admit that, but I love cooking. And so-- my kids are-- and I are really into sort of into watching-- you know-- what's it called? Chopped-- the--

JOHN BERMAN: Top Chef?

RICK SANTORUM: Topped. Top Chef, yeah, Chopped and-- I'm trying to think. There's a couple other ones, too. Iron Chef.

JOHN BERMAN: On the subject of food, your favorite junk food.

RICK SANTORUM: Wow, that's a hard one, because I'm pretty much a junk food addict.

JOHN BERMAN: All-- all of the above?

RICK SANTORUM: Yeah, I mean-- yeah, you'd have to pi-- most everyone would say milkshakes, ice cream, that-- that-- yeah, that's probably bad. Chocolate. As deep a chocolate as you can get.

JOHN BERMAN: Who would play you in the movie?

RICK SANTORUM: Oh my gosh. Who would play me in a movie? Let me see-- I don't know. I mean, I--

JOHN BERMAN: Andy Sandberg on Saturday Night Live?

RICK SANTORUM: Well, no, I don't-- I don't--

JOHN BERMAN: Anyone but him?

RICK SANTORUM: No-- that's fine. I don't-- I don't want much of Saturday Night Live. So I-- I apologize for that. But I understand he does play me on Saturday Night Live. I'm tryin' to think of someone I know that-- well, I'll tell you a guy that I know-- and I got to meet is Jim Caviezel. I'd like him to play me on-- he's much better looking than I am, but that-- that would be a good thing.

JOHN BERMAN: Happiest you've been other than-- happiest moment in your life other than wedding or birth of a child.

RICK SANTORUM: Happiest other than wedding or bir-- well, well-- wow, other than wedding and the birth of the child. Wow, those are sort of the happy moments. Let me see--

JOHN BERMAN: Joining us for this digital interview, (UNINTEL) live--

RICK SANTORUM: No.

JOHN BERMAN: No?

RICK SANTORUM: No, no.

JOHN BERMAN: That was a softball right there.

RICK SANTORUM: Close. Close. I don't know, I mean, most of them are fam-- are sort of family things. You know, just-- I don't know. I mean, some-- I don't know, it's hard for me to say. Maybe-- maybe winning the-- my-- I-- it was pretty fun, winning my-- the league championship, when I was the coach of my kid's (TAPE SKIPS) little league team was a pretty big deal for me. I mean, I had both of my kids on the team and I was the coach and-- we had a great season. And it was pretty exciting for the boys. So that was-- that was a lot of fun. That-- that's something recent, maybe not the happiest, but something recent.

JOHN BERMAN: Congratulations on that.

RICK SANTORUM: Thank you.

JOHN BERMAN: And thank you so much--

RICK SANTORUM: We lost our first two games and won 17 straight, I want you to know. So it was a pretty big year.

JOHN BERMAN: And-- you're hoping for some kind of metaphor perhaps (UNINTEL)?

RICK SANTORUM: No, I just thought I'd mention, you know, that-- you know, startin' out l-- slow and gettin'-- pickin' up steam is a good way to go.

JOHN BERMAN: All right, thank you, Senator, so much-- for joining us for this. And I should tell everyone out there-- if you missed any part of this interview, you can always come back and watch it again on ABC News or on Yahoo. I'm John Berman with Senator Rick Santorum. Thanks so much for joining us.

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