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Enter the secretive club for Hollywood conservatives

Hollywood is typically portrayed as a liberal town, chock full of Democrats — but Donald Trump certainly has supporters in sunny California.
Actor Clint Eastwood addresses the final session of the Republican National Convention in 2012. (Joe Skipper/Reuters)

Hollywood is typically portrayed as a liberal town, brimming with Democrats — but that doesn't mean Donald Trump has no support in sunny California. The Republican frontrunner is fundraising in the state right now, as the U.S. election primaries head there next week.

Asawin Suebsaeng, reporter for The Daily Beast, joins Shad to discuss a secretive conservative club, Friends of Abe, and why right wingers in the entertainment business are reluctant to speak up.

Clint Eastwood, Jon Voight and Kelsey Grammar have all said they're a part of the group, but many of their artistic peers have opted to remain anonymous.

WEB EXTRA | Clint Eastwood speaks at the Republican convention in 2012. 

 
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson at the Republican convention in 2000. 

 

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