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Clint Eastwood Praises Trump, Carson — ‘Anyone of Them Would Be Better Than What We Got’


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Thursday on “Extra,” Hollywood actor Clint Eastwood weighed in on the 2016 Republican presidential field.

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“I think there’s quite a few of them who are really good people,” Eastwood said.

Co-host Mario Lopez asked Eastwood about his feelings on Trump, to which Eastwood said he seems to fill a desire of what people want in a candidate. He also spoke of Carson and said any of those would be better than the current president, Barack Obama.

“You know, I don’t know,” Eastwood replied. “I think people are looking for somebody who is outspoken and who isn’t afraid. And he seems to have kind of a fearless attitude. I like Ben Carson because he is kind of a common sense guy. Anyone of them would be better than what we got.”

Eastwood was also asked about the prospects of his attendance at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next year, to which Eastwood said he might now be wanted, referring to his 2012 appearance at the event in Tampa.

“They might not want me this year because I’ll be talking to chairs and doing something stupid,” he added.

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