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Steven Seagal Is Considering A Bid For Governor Of Arizona

If Schwarzenegger can do it...

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Actor Steven Seagal recently told KNXV-TV News that he "would remotely consider" entering Arizona's next gubernatorial race.

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Seagal said he discussed the possibility of running for the office with controversial Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who appears in Seagal's upcoming reality show "Steven Seagal - Lawman: Maricopa County."

Seagal is a part of Sheriff Arpaio's "posse," a group of 3,000 volunteers helping the sheriff's office uphold the law.

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Seagal is part of a special armed group in the sheriff's posse dedicated to immigration law. The actor pointed to open borders as the "number one problem" that America faces today.

Seagal says that he currently has other responsibilities that are "more important" to address. There's no word what his campaign would look like, but it'd probably look something like this:

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