Reps. Hunter and Kinzinger lead letter to President in support of Secretary Mattis’ exemption requests

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) sent a bipartisan letter to President Trump in support of the request by Secretary of Defense James Mattis to exempt Iraqis who served alongside our military. The letter expands on the need for a special review process for those who directly supported American personnel overseas. Upon sending the …

Greenhut: We love presidential edicts

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Steve Greenhut on Facebook… “Yes, it’s now obvious (wasn’t it always?) that both Republicans and Democrats love executive orders. They just differ over which ones they love and which ones upset them. By loving executive orders, it means they relish the idea of the supreme leader issuing edicts. That dispenses with the slow, annoying and oftentimes corrupt system of legislation, …

Rep. Hunter to Calif. Governor: Nix illegal immigrants instead of cutting middle class scholarships

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There has been significant positive interest in a recent Washington Times article regarding my letter to Governor Brown, so I wanted to share the letter in its entirety: January 25, 2017 Dear Governor Brown: In a recent Los Angeles Times article titled, “If Brown phases out college scholarships for middle class students, stressed parents wonder: ‘How are we going to make this work?’” …

Former Assemblyman Brian Jones appointed (back) to Santee City Council

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After wading — or whittling — through 40 applicants, the Santee City Council reached a decision at 12:15 a.m. this morning, appointing former Councilman and recently termed-out State Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-71) to a vacant seat. The council voted 3-1 in favor of Jones, with newest Councilmember Stephen Houlahan in opposition. “I’m honored to be selected to fill the city …