DeMaio announces he’s “in” for Hunter seat

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“Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio on Monday announced he will mount a primary challenge to Rep. Duncan Hunter (R), the fifth to announce a primary challenge for the California congressman so far.” Read it at The Hill. DeMaio announcement press… Carl DeMaio Announces Campaign for Congress: Join The Fight to Take Back California! Prior post, last Friday… Monday should be interesting for …

SDUT Watchdog: Hunter used campaign funds to finance multiple affairs, prosecutors say

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From the detailed SDUT article by Jeff McDonald… “The 12-page motion filed Monday contains multiple examples of Hunter engaging in affairs and allegedly using political contributions to finance them.” ….. “The prosecutors’ motion to admit evidence of Hunter’s alleged infidelity said they tried to work with Hunter to avoid publicizing his alleged indiscretions. Specifically, they asked him to stipulate to …

The Hill: Issa mulling Hunter seat

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Former Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is eyeing a return to Congress, as his nomination by President Trump to lead a U.S. trade agency stalls in the Senate. Issa, who left the House in early January after not seeking reelection, is carefully tracking the federal corruption case involving GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, whose San Diego-area district is adjacent to the one Issa used to represent. Read it all …

Ortiz nabs Kalasho council vacancy in El Cajon

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The sad, short, egotistical and ultimately insignificant reign of Ben Kalasho ended tonight with the appointment of local businessman and Planning Commissioner Phil Ortiz to the El Cajon City Council on a 4-0 vote. Although Kalasho resigned a few weeks ago, the appointment of Ortiz to the vacant seat means the Kalasho era is now officially over, ending not unlike …

Tom Del Beccaro: The Trump economy is roaring — Biden’s attempt to take credit for it is economic plagiarism

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On the Fox News website, Tom Del Beccaro analyzes who deserves credit for the current strong economy benefitting all Americans. It’s not Joe Biden. “Joe Biden has a history of plagiarism. So much so that he dropped out of his first presidential run over that and his false comments about his grades. Apparently, he didn’t do too well in economics …

Kersey switches to Independent: San Diego City Council bleeding red?

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San Diego City Councilmember Mark Kersey, once a leader in the local Young Republican chapter, in a series of tweets today announced he is registering as an Independent: “My record at City Hall has been independent-minded and bipartisan. That’s because it is my responsibility to answer to, and do what I believe is right for, all the people of San …