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California Democrats are Losing Their Minds over President Trump’s Mental Health

California Democrats are Losing Their Minds over President Trump’s Mental Health

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY California Democrats are losing their minds over President Donald Trump’s mental health, leading the charge nationally to call for everything from mandatory psychiatric treatment to censure and even impeachment. Politico’s Carla Marinucci reports on the California House Democrats’ seeming obsession with the President’s mental well-being or lack thereof: Rep. Zoe Lofgren last week […]

Class Action Lawsuit Against ‘Fire Tax’ Continues Despite Repeal

Class Action Lawsuit Against ‘Fire Tax’ Continues Despite Repeal

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY A lawsuit against California’s controversial “fire prevention fee” (a.k.a. “fire tax”) will continue, despite being suspended earlier this month as part of a deal Republican leaders made to pass cap-and-trade. The tax was levied on almost 800,000 rural property owners in mostly Republican districts. The plaintiffs are continuing with their lawsuit and may […]

Trump May Let DACA Die by Declining to Defend It in Court

Trump May Let DACA Die by Declining to Defend It in Court

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY President Donald Trump may keep his campaign promise to rescind DACA — President Barack Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program — by allowing a lawsuit by Texas and ten other states to go undefended, according to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. The Washington Post reports that Kelly — who personally supports the program — met with the […]

California Closer to Becoming ‘Sanctuary State,’ Over Law Enforcement Objections

California Closer to Becoming ‘Sanctuary State,’ Over Law Enforcement Objections

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY The California State Assembly Judiciary Committee approved Democrats’ so-called “sanctuary state” bill on Wednesday, over the objections of law enforcement groups and Democrat-leaning sheriffs’ unions. According to the Courthouse News Service (CNS), State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) claims that his Senate Bill 54, the “California Values Act,” is designed to prohibit all […]

‘Sanctuary City’ San Francisco Pays Illegal Alien $190k for Reporting Him to ICE

‘Sanctuary City’ San Francisco Pays Illegal Alien $190k for Reporting Him to ICE

By ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY San Francisco has agreed to a $190,000 payout in a lawsuit brought by an illegal alien alleging they violated their own “sanctuary city” policies and reported him to federal immigration authorities. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, a 33-year old El Salvadoran in the U.S. illegally, agreed to settle his lawsuit, which he filed after someone […]

Outside Money Pours into Josh Newman Recall over Gas Tax Vote

Outside Money Pours into Josh Newman Recall over Gas Tax Vote

By ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY Outside money is pouring into the campaign to recall first-term State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), who voted in favor of the hugely unpopular gas tax, giving Republicans a chance at breaking the Democrats’ supermarjority in the State Senate. According to the Sacramento Bee, a significant portion of the money flowing into the recall coffers […]

Commentary: Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

Commentary: Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

By Assemblyman Tim Donnelly I’m not in the habit of complaining at the outset of a column, but I’ve taken on a nearly impossible task — figuring out which, of the hundreds of new California laws about to go into effect, are the stupidest. Don’t laugh.  I’m serious. It’s really, really hard to keep the […]

Democrats Lie, Illegals Fly: New CA Licenses Accepted by TSA

Democrats Lie, Illegals Fly: New CA Licenses Accepted by TSA

by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly It turns out illegal aliens can use their “Federally-Restricted” Drivers Licenses to board airplanes, according to an internal Security Memo leaked to the public, which has been confirmed as authentic by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Spokesman Nico Melendez. . .   When the California State Assembly passed AB60 in 2013 to […]