The Chapman professors—one conservative, one progressive—argue that Donald Trump is proudly taking the national and local GOP over a cliff. The president’s exploitation of America’s racial divide and rejection of science is being emulated by Orange County Republican electeds, to their political peril.
Orange County is celebrating Supreme Court, state legislative and local school district victories for Black lives, LGBTQ lives, immigrants and public health. DNC Member-Elect and Democratic Party of Orange County Chair Ada Briceño says these victories are crucial, but we’re far from done.
Thousands of people flocked to Santa Ana to hear the Democratic presidential candidate take aim at the establishment and President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Sanders told reporters he feared California’s No Party Preference voters – in a key national battleground like Orange County – would be restricted from voting for him.
OC Democratic Party Chairwoman Fran Sdao and OC Republican Party Chairman Fred Whitaker talk about prospects, issues and strategy for Tuesday’s election races across Orange County as well as the future of political parties in local government.
Orange County GOP Chairman Fred Whitaker notes Orange County’s impact from last year, such as helping re-elect Congressman Daryl Issa, and looks forward to 2018 to races such as the bid to re-elect State Senator Janet Nguyen.