Tag: Darrell Issa

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Cook Report Shifts Party Predictions in California Post-Primary

Predictions of a “blue wave” in the 2018 midterms didn’t produce a Democrat tsunami in California last Tuesday, but new predictions from the Cook Political Report suggest Republicans shouldn’t let their guard down just yet.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law oversight hearing on "Competition in the Video and Broadband Markets: Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable", on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Race for Issa Seat: 27% Undecided, No Candidate Above 18%

Undecideds lead the pack in a new San Diego Union-Tribune/10News poll that reveals that of twelve people vying to replace retiring California congressman Darrell Issa (R) in the House of Representatives, not one garnered more than 18 percent support.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law oversight hearing on "Competition in the Video and Broadband Markets: Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable", on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Darrell Issa to Retire After 2018, Boosting Nancy Pelosi’s Hopes

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced on Wednesday morning that he will not seek another term in the U.S. House of Representatives, boosting Democrats’ hopes for a “wave” election that could see House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recover the Speaker’s gavel.

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Duncan Hunter Supports Tax Reform, Though California May Pay More

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) said that despite the fact that some Californians could suffer higher taxes as the result of Republican tax reform efforts in Congress, he still supports the plan because he believes it will help the majority of citizens throughout the rest of the nation.

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Issa Won’t Say Yes or No on Health Care Bill Yet

San Diego’s Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is not letting on how he will vote on the House Republican leadership’s new health care reform bill, telling reporters that he remains undecided.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talks to a reporter in the media filing room before the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Report: Darrell Issa Moving Left to Save His Seat

A new report in the Orange County Register suggests that Republican Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) of San Diego has turned to the left after nearly losing his congressional seat in the 2016 election, in a state where being anti-Trump may help (or not).

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Being Anti-Trump Helps in Leftist California

In the liberal stronghold of California, being anti-Trump is a fad among nervous Republicans, and even retired Democrats re-enter the field have seen the value in championing anti-Trump sentiment as a way to boost themselves in the polls.

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Issa: Trump ‘Using Levers’ Against China

Monday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” while discussing President-elect Donald Trump’s tweets about China and his phone call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) said Trump was “using levers” of power against China. Issa said, “I think a

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Darrell Issa: Trump’s ‘Drain the Swamp’ Mandate Biggest ‘Since Teddy Roosevelt’

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Matt Boyle Thursday, on the heels of the election of Donald Trump, “I am looking forward to draining the swamp.” He added, “Perhaps since Teddy Roosevelt … nobody’s ridden into town with that kind of a mandate to say business as usual is not going to continue.”

The early morning sun begins to rise behind the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. Later today, Vice President-elect Mike Pence is scheduled to meet with Congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill. (Photo by )

House GOP Warns Obama Bureaucrats: We Will Reverse ‘Midnight Rules’

“The bill helps ensure this President, and any future president, will be held in check and that their policies have the proper level of scrutiny by both Congress and the American people. I’m pleased to see the House pass this important measure and look forward to its quick passage by our colleagues in the Senate,” Rep. Darrell Issa says.