Tony Blair: Europeans anxious about a Trump presidency

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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed concern about the United States' presidential race on Sunday, saying that European observers are anxious about the prospect of Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKasich touts poll showing he does better against Clinton than Trump GOP mega-donor: Trump would cause 'global depression' Trump loses invite to address Latino group over 'vilification' of Hispanics MORE in the White House.

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In a radio interview with John Catsimatidis, Blair was asked his opinion on the presidential race and responded by laughing. Catsimatidis asked if he was laughing because of the "entertainment value" of Trump's candidacy.

"The entertainment value is high, and there is a certain, I have to say, level of anxiety as to what's happening to America, the most powerful country in the world -- it really matters," Blair responded.

He added that he remains optimistic about the outcome of the campaign.

"I've got long experience now with American politics now, and in the end you usually end up in a situation where things right themselves and correct themselves, so let's wait and see what happens," Blair said.

"I think the most important thing that people want to see, particularly if they're supporters of America and an ally of America, is that they want to see an America that is strong and capable of forging the right partnerships in the world."

Though not mentioning the Republican front-runner by name, Blair implied that a Trump presidency would alienate some American allies and weaken the nation.

"Who you elect is up to you, and it's certainly been entertaining for sure. But you know, those of us from the outside, we want to see America successful and strong," he said.

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