Comic Paul Rodriguez backs President Trump.
In an interview with TMZ on Tuesday, Rodriguez defined that although Trump’s “wording … offends a number of us,” he does “agree with a number of issues he is executed.”
“He is a really coarse man,” Rodriguez stated, including that Trump “ought to have any person say the identical issues in another way.”
When requested which of Trump’s insurance policies he agrees with, Rodriguez stated he believes that “America ought to defend its borders.”
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“I do know a number of Mexican-Individuals are going to disagree with me,” the 63-year-old continued. “It is not that I do not care in regards to the individuals who clearly wish to immigrate to this nation, however you may’t let all people in.
“I am an immigrant myself,” he famous. “My mother and father got here in the precise means. They stood in line for days.”
As for if Rodriguez will vote to re-elect Trump in 2020? The comic stated if the president “says yet one more factor,” then he is “actually going to alter” his vote in two years.
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“I am a closeted Republican, you understand,” Rodriguez added. “That is very uncommon to discover a Mexican-American who’s a Republican. No less than folks can have a look at me, and know that it isn’t that I do not love this nation. I am an immigrant. I like this nation.”
And with many celebrities voicing their views for Tuesday’s midterm elections, the star additionally went on to share why he believes entertainers “should not get into politics.”
“Any entertainer should not get into politics as a result of half of the viewers goes to hate you,” he defined. “I’ve misplaced lots of people who’ve come to see [me], however my present’s not political. I am there to entertain.”
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“It is a horrible factor for me to say this,” he added. “I’ll pay the value for this, however so long as we’re capable of communicate our minds, I feel I ought to have the precise to be flawed in your opinion.”
In 2012, Rodriguez was featured in a Latino-targeted advert for then-presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whom he supported after what Rodriguez stated was a disappointment over President Barack Obama.
On the time, Rodriguez stated he’d been a lifelong Democrat and voted for Obama in 2008.