Last month (Oct11), new documents revealed George H.W. Bush's administration had been in search of a candidate who could boost the politician's poll ratings in the months leading up to the 1988 election - and Eastwood's name was thrown into the mix as an option.
But the conservative Dirty Harry star insists he never would have settled for the back seat job as Vice President - even if he was asked.
He says, ""I would have said I wanted to be the first part of the ticket. Why would I want to play a supporting role?""