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Clay Aiken’s voice on politics

4:33 PM ET Fri, 8 April 2016

Clay Aiken left his native North Carolina for “American Idol” in 2003. He also was the runner-up on Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2012. Shortly thereafter, he jumped into politics, running for Congress in his home state. As an LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) advocate, we asked Aiken about the impact of the state’s controversial HB2 law. Will it stand in the face of national business backlash? And what’s his take on the Donald Trump phenomenon?