Former President Clinton adviser Paul Begala joked on CNN's “Cuomo Prime Time" that any of the Democratic presidential candidates could “shoot my dog” and still have his support against President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally MORE.

“I'm a JFK Democrat. I will pay any price, bear any burden, oppose any foe to ensure the defeat of Donald J. Trump,” Begala said on Monday.  “You can be Medicare for all or not. You could shoot my dog and, if I think you can beat Trump, I’mma be for ya.”

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“Well that’s very mainstream of you,” host Chris CuomoChristopher (Chris) Charles CuomoMcCabe says it's 'absolutely' time to launch impeachment inquiry into Trump McCabe says it's 'absolutely' time to launch impeachment inquiry into Trump Bill Maher: Buttigieg a 'little too young' to be president MORE replied. 

Begala went on Twitter to say that he would “like to revise and extend my remarks. I love my dog Gus.”

“This is Gus.  He’s a good boy. And a good Democrat. I was only kidding on @CuomoPrimeTime, Gus!”

Begala, a current contributor for the network, said during the segment that he does not have a preferred candidate in the Democratic presidential primary for the first time in his life. 

“I’m going to watch and see how they develop,” he added.

There are more than 20 candidates who have announced their bids for the 2020 Democratic primary, but four candidates have yet to qualify to participate in the debates.

Rep. Seth MoultonSeth Wilbur MoultonBullock to participate in local town halls instead of Democratic debates Bullock to participate in local town halls instead of Democratic debates The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by MAPRx — Biden, Sanders to share stage at first DNC debate MORE (Mass.), Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne MessamWayne Martin MessamBullock to participate in local town halls instead of Democratic debates Bullock to participate in local town halls instead of Democratic debates The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by MAPRx — Biden, Sanders to share stage at first DNC debate MORE and writer Marianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson2020 Democrat Marianne Williamson: 'Love of our fellow human beings ... should guide America's foreign policy' 2020 Democrat Marianne Williamson: 'Love of our fellow human beings ... should guide America's foreign policy' Juan Williams: Trump's incredible shrinking GOP MORE have not yet qualified, according to The New York Times. In addition, a campaign official for former Sen. Mike Gravel (Alaska) told The Hill he also has yet to qualify.

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellCracks form in Democratic dam against impeachment Cracks form in Democratic dam against impeachment 2020 Democrat: Trump is a national security risk MORE (Calif.) became the latest candidate to qualify on Tuesday after polling at least 1 percent in three polls recognized by the Democratic National Committee.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Five takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Sanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally MORE has seen a swell of support since announcing his candidacy last week. 

He is supported by 39 percent of the Democratic electorate, leading his nearest challenger, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Five takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Sanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally MORE (I-Vt.), by 24 points, according to a CNN–SRSS poll released early Tuesday. Biden and Sanders were the only candidates registering double-digit levels of support in the survey.