“The Wire” star Wood Harris said that he would prefer Vice President Pence to be president over President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE because Pence is a “puppet.”

Harris told TMZ that he would pick Pence over Trump because “Trump is too unpredictable.”


“I know what to expect from [Pence] and I know that Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceIndiana sisters with history of opposing Pence donate millions to Dems Hillicon Valley: Trump signs off on sanctions for election meddlers | Russian hacker pleads guilty over botnet | Reddit bans QAnon forum | FCC delays review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger | EU approves controversial copyright law Overnight Defense: Trump marks 9/11 anniversary | Mattis says Assad 'has been warned' on chemical weapons | US identifies first remains of returned Korean war troops MORE is a puppet, I know he’s just a simpleton and a puppet,” Harris said.

“I’d rather deal with a simpleton and a puppet than an egomaniac billionaire who is plutocratic and clearly racist and homophobic and misogynistic,” he continued.

Harris said the only “good thing” about Trump is that “he’s funny sometimes.”

“We laugh at what he says sometimes,” he said. “That’s about it.”

Pence has largely been a staunch supporter of Trump since joining the ticket during the campaign.

He publicly rebuked Trump after the 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape emerged featuring Trump bragging about kissing and groping women without their consent, but has otherwise consistently backed Trump's agenda and comments.