Republicans File Another Suit Against California's Presidential Ballot Access Restriction

On Tuesday, the California Republican Party and its Chairperson, represented by former RNLA President and Board of Governors member Chuck Bell, filed an emergency petition for a writ of mandate in the California Supreme Court, challenging California's new law requiring presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns prior to appearing on California's presidential primary ballot.  As we wrote on Tuesday, this law is a blatantly political maneuver to keep President Trump off the ballot, and a federal lawsuit against it is also pending.

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Republicans Fight California Democrats' "Naked Political Grab"

Today, RNLA Vice President for Communications and RNC Committeewoman from California Harmeet Dhillon’s firm and Michael Best & Friedrich filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom seeking to enjoin California Demorats' illegal attempt to keep qualified candidates off the Presidential ballot.  The lawsuit says in part:

As demonstrated by the legislative history and Governor Newsom’s public comments, the Act is a naked political attack against the sitting President of the United States.  The Act subverts the franchise for cheap political gain, creates an extra-constitutional qualification for the office of President, and effectively disenfranchises voters by denying their right to associate for the advancement of political beliefs and effectively cast a vote for the otherwise qualified candidate of their choosing.

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RNLA Presents Horn Chairman's Award Posthumously to Anne Lewis

Today, the RNLA posthumously presented former RNLA Board of Governors member Anne Ware Lewis of Georgia with the Robert J. Horn's Chairman's Award during the National Election Law Seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina.  

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A Desperate Cory Booker Goes Conspiracist

In last night's Democrat Presidential debate a desperate Cory Booker made his fact-free Hail Mary effort to get out of the polling "margin of error” with an outrageous claim on the 2016 election.  As Becket Adams in the Washington Examiner describes it: Cory Booker goes full conspiracist, claims Russia suppressed the black vote in Michigan in 2016.

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ICYMI: Senator Cotton’s Savage Response to Senator Warren's Cries of Racism

Last week Attorney General Bill Barr announced that the Department of Justice would resume enforcing the law regarding the federal death penalty.  As Fox News reported:

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McConnell is Right: Elections Should be Left to the States

In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor on Monday to respond directly to those who have criticized him for blocking Democratic election law proposals this past week. Attacks on the Majority Leader masquerading as constructive criticisms have become increasingly ugly in recent days. A Washington Post opinion piece called him a “Russian asset,” and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough has repeatedly referred to him as “Moscow Mitch.”

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McConnell Continues to Lead, Pelosi Continues to Babysit

While the House Democrats were dealing with their own members' anti-Semitism and trying to pass legislation to allow 16-year-olds to vote,  Senator Mitch McConnell is getting the work of the American people done in the U.S. Senate.  Last week he laid the groundwork to confirm 19 district court judges this week. 

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ICMYI: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Again Destroys Democrats Narrative on the Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made news this week for not only once again praising Justice Kavanaugh, but for also trashing a new liberal wackadoodle idea - COURT PACKING. Ironically, there is arguably no greater living liberal icon than RBG, so will Democrats listen to her wisdom? 

This time when she defended Justice Brett Kavanaugh she also defended Justice Neil Gorsuch. 

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Bill de Blasio Highlights Campaign Finance Hypocrisy

Like many Democrat candidates running for President in 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been an active proponent of campaign finance reform. According to OpenSecrets, "When he served as New York City’s public advocate in 2010, he penned an article in The Nation condemning Citizens United and called on state and local leaders across America to join him..."

And, like other 2020 Democrats, he doesn't think that the existing rules apply to him. 

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Democrats' Mueller Show is a Flop

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testified this morning for the first time in front of the House Judiciary Committee regarding his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

While Americans know that no collusion occurred between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, many questions remain regarding the false allegations against the President that started this probe in the first place.

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