Rocking the vote: US politicians and their musical side projects


After it was revealed that Donald Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow plays in a rock band, we got thinking of some other politicos who’ve been known to jam out

There’s a long lineage of politicians with musical sensibilities, a tradition that reached its zenith (or nadir, depending how you look at it) when Bill Clinton so famously got out his sax in 1992 on The Arsenio Hall Show. There was no surprise, then, when Spin revealed that president Donald Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow is also in a band. With a Facebook following of over 100,000 people, and largely unremarkable covers of everything from the Beatles to the Doobie Brothers, the discovery of the Jay Sekulow Band prompted a deep dive into the history of politicos in bands.

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