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Report: Clint Eastwood headed to the RNC

Actor Clint Eastwood may be on his way to Tampa soon for the Republican National Covention, according to a report on Townhall:

A well-placed Republican source tells Townhall that Oscar-winning director and actor Clint Eastwood will travel to Tampa, Florida to attend Mitt Romney's nominating convention this week. As the news media scrambles to identify the so-called "mystery speaker" scheduled to address GOP delegates on Thursday evening, some have speculated that the iconic Hollywood figure could fit the bill. Our source — who spoke on the condition of anonymity — could not confirm if Eastwood is, in fact, the intriguing "to-be-announced" speaker, but stated unequivocally that the Dirty Harry star will arrive in Florida late on Wednesday or early on Thursday, and will return to southern California on Friday.

Reps for Eastwood, who endorsed Romney a few weeks ago, told POLITICO on Monday that they weren't sure if he'd make it to Tampa or not.

The actor, who backed Sen. John McCain in '08, left some wondering which candidate he supported when he starred in a Super Bowl ad that some interpreted as pro-Obama earlier this year.

Report: Clint Eastwood headed to the RNC 08/30/12 [Last modified: Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:19am]
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