“I told him I would advise him not to,” Ruffin says.
“He’s on top of his game right now. He really doesn’t need that.”
For starters, Ruffin says, Trump would have to trade his $50 million TV career for a $400,000 government salary.
“Hell of a drop down, isn’t it?”
Ruffin is clear, though, that he’ll fully support Trump’s bid if he chooses to go that route.
“He’s creating quite a buzz,” Ruffin says. “He’s a very good speaker. He’s very entertaining. Speaks his mind.”
And it just may work, Ruffin says.
“He might have a good chance.”