A day after former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey suggested First Lady Michelle Obama supported gay marriage, Mrs. Obama has denied supporting it.

During a CNN In the Arena interview, host Eliot Spitzer asked McGreevey, who came out gay amid a sex scandal that ultimately forced him to resign as governor, if he was disappointed with President Barack Obama's position on the issue.

“If he could only listen to Michelle more often,” McGreevey answered. “I think the president is moving. And, you know, for many elected officials they all started in the same place, you know, marriage is between a man and a woman, but they understand that they are moving inevitably, catching up to the American public.” (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page.)

On Tuesday, the First Lady's office quickly denied the claim.

“Mrs. Obama has never made any public statements about same-sex marriage,” Communications Director Kristina Schake told POLITICO.com.

The president has said he believes gay and lesbian couples should be recognized with civil unions, not marriage, but he's also suggested that his position isn't fixed, saying he's “evolving” on the issue.

Obama skirted around the issue of gay marriage at an LGBT fundraiser in Manhattan that took place on the day before New York legalized marriage equality. He'll have a second opportunity to “evolve” on Thursday, when the White House hosts its annual Gay Pride reception.