Actor Antonio Sabato Jr., an actor best known "General Hospital" and "Melrose Place" and who rose to political prominence after he spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last year, is running for Congress in California, according to the Republican operative who will act as his top fundraiser in the 2018 race.
Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. is running for Congress, challenging Rep. Julia Brownley, a Democrat who represents the southern central coast of California and most of Ventura County, according to documents filed Monday with the Federal Election Commission. Attempts to reach the Republican candidate were unsuccessful Monday, but GOP strategist Charles Moran, who will serve as Sabato's fundraiser, confirmed the run.
General Hospital actor and Trump fan Antonio Sabato Jr to run for Congress after claims Hollywood blacklisted him for publicly supporting the president Antonio Sabato, Jr, 45, will run for US Congress in California in the 2018 election according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday He will seek to oust Democrat Julia Brownley from California's 26th congressional district, who has held the seat since the 2012 election Sabato was inspired to run by his experience at the Republican National Convention in July, after which he said he was blacklisted in Hollywood Actor Antonio Sabato Jr has decided to run for Congress after claiming he was blacklisted by Hollywood producers for his public support of President Donald Trump.
In this May 10, 2013, file photo, actor Antonio Sabato Jr. poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Sabato is running for Congress.