Antonio Sabato Jr., best known for his roles on the soap operas "General Hospital" and "Melrose Place," has decided to run for Congress.
The one-time Calvin Klein underwear model filed paperwork with federal regulators to begin raising money for the contest in the 26th Congressional District, northwest of Los Angeles.
His advisers say he'll be running as a Washington outsider who can bring fresh ideas to Congress. And he'll be stressing his ties to the president, when Washington is in Republican control.
The actor and friend of President Donald Trump, spoke at last year's Republican National Convention.