Category Archives: Political News

OC District Attorney Candidates Battle Over Handling Of Case

A fiery dispute between Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas continues, as each official accuses the other of mishandling information in the case of a Newport Beach doctor and his girlfriend who are accused of drugging and raping several women. Spitzer, who is running against Rackauckas in next month’s…MORE

Meet Trump’s new White House counsel

Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will be President Donald Trump’s next White House counsel, according to a source briefed on the matter. What will this mean for the Trump administration as midterms approach?MORE

Mnuchin tweets he will not take part in Saudi summit

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced on Twitter that he will not participate in a high-profile investor conference in Saudi Arabia amid growing controversy over dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and apparent killing.MORE

From ‘Lyin’ Ted,’ to a Senate endorsement

Donald Trump sparred with Republicans, like Sen. Ted Cruz, when he ran in the 2016 election. As President, many of those GOP leaders have lined up behind him ahead of the midterms.
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ProPublica: Trump family misled investors

A new ProPublica investigation details how President Trump and some of his children regularly deceived potential investors and buyers in order to profit off of their real estate projects.
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Coffee Shop Owner Says Road Diets are Starving Businesses to Death

A local coffee shop owner is blaming L.A.’s controversial traffic “calming” plans for killing area businesses. Owner Demetrios Mavromichalis says his Venice Grind is one of at least twenty other businesses in the area to shutter over the past 17 months. He blames the closures on the “road diet” imposed by L.A. on a nearly…MORE

Rubio: Worth blowing up US-Saudi relationship

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said the United States will lose its credibility on human rights if it does not take action against Saudi Arabia after the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.MORE

Gubernatorial candidate Cox promises solutions for Californians

Republican California gubernatorial candidate is in Southern California today. John Cox says he wants to bring a message of optimism to Californians. ”Help is on the way, we just need to vote for it.” He pledged to reduce the red tape that stalls new housing construction and end the gas tax. He says the unfunded…MORE