Ted Nugent says he won't endorse any of the GOP presidential candidates until one captures the nomination — but the conservative rock star is wild about Republican front-runner Donald Trump and his neck-and-neck rival, Sen. Ted Cruz.
"Donald Trump is as close to Ted Nugent as you're going to get in politics," Nugent told "The Steve Malzberg Show" in the second of a two-part interview on Newsmax TV
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"I like Donald Trump because he's bold and he's treating the culture war as the culture war that it is."
"This is a time for a Ronald Reagan bully pulpit and a giant fist on top of that bully pulpit where we have respect again."
But Cruz is also an excellent candidate he could get behind, said Nugent, whose smash hits include "Cat Scratch Fever" and "Journey to the Center of the Mind."
"My dream would be if Ted Cruz became president tonight. I really admire Ted Cruz, on many levels. I admire [Sen.] Marco Rubio — none of them are perfect."
"I've got a one-legged landscaper that would make a better president than either Bernie [Sanders] or Hillary [Clinton] or whoever that other guy is."
"[But] I'm not supporting anybody until they're nominated."
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