Soap opera actress Kimberlin Brown announced she would challenge Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz in California’s 36th District.
Brown spoke at last year’s Republican National Convention and said in her announcement that she would work with both Democrats and President Donald Trump, the Los Angeles Times reported.
“For the first time in the history of our great country, we are not leaving something better behind for the next generation,” she said in her announcement.
Brown, the first Republican to enter the race, also criticized Ruiz for not passing any “meaningful” legislation.
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