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Sanctuary Policy Rally in San Francisco

Don’t Blame Sanctuary Cities for Kate Steinle’s Death, Says California Paper

A California newspaper says that sanctuary city policies are not to blame for the murder of San Francisco tourist Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. The latest attempt to shift the blame follows claims by the attorney for the criminal illegal alien, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a.k.a Jose Inez Garcia Zarate, that the gun is at fault.

Scott Jones (Scott Jones for Congress)

Scott Jones Dumps Trump: This ‘May Cost Me the Election’

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, a Republican who is challenging Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), renounced his support for Donald Trump on Saturday, and said that his defection from the GOP nominee “may cost me the election.”

Gavin Newsom (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

Gavin Newsom Caught Plagiarizing Attack on Donald Trump

Califorlia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom plagiarized an attack on Donald Trump on Friday evening, presenting work by a retired Air Force officer as if it were his own, and signing it with his name. Newson later admitted the plagiarism, once caught.

Ami Bera (Associated Press)

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera Caught Plagiarizing

Democratic Congressman Ami Bera, who represents California’s tightly-contested 7th district in eastern Sacramento County, has been accused of plagiarizing in an op-ed he wrote for the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, according to the Bee. In the column, Bera supported a Trade Promotion Authority bill giving Barack Obama “fast-track” authority to negotiate a trade deal.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (AP)

Sacramento Bee Editorial Slams McCarthy for Defending Scalise

The Sacramento Bee published an editorial Wednesday in which it criticizes California Republican Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader in the U.S. House, for defending Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) over allegations that he addressed a gathering associated with white supremacist David Duke in 2012. (Scalise has apologized quickly, though it is not clear whether he knew about the group’s beliefs or if he even addressed the group at all.)