Sebastian Gorka endorses McCann for Congress

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, who served in the Trump White House as deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, has endorsed John McCann for the Republican nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th district. McCann faces former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan in the GOP primary for the chance to take on freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff).  Lonegan, who backed Ted Cruz for president in 2016 and was part of a movement to

Platt says a Trump conservative can’t win

A pro-Trump, hard-right conservative can’t win Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat in Congress, says a potential Republican candidate for the 11th district House seat. Former Harding Mayor Nicolas Platt says that he is interested in joining the race to replace Frelinghuysen.  He says he’s convinced that if Republicans nominate a candidate who follows the Trump playbook, the seat will be a Democratic pickup. “The conservative wing of the Republican party continues to

McCann endorsed by Trump supporter

A grass roots leader for President Donald Trump’s campaign has endorsed attorney John McCann for the Republican nomination for Congress in New Jersey fifth district. Dr. Darrell Scott, the CEO of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump, and a pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center, says that McCann has been a long-time supporter of the President. “My friend President Donald J. Trump won New Jersey’s 5th congressional district, which

Harris slams Trump on stock market

Democratic congressional candidate Tamara Harris says that the record stock market declines under President Trump hurt New Jersey families and retirees. “Today’s sell-off brings the record losses for American investors, retirees and workers into a second straight week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the leading indicator of stock performance on the New York Stock Exchange, has lost more than four percent of its value in that short period of time,"

McCann praises Trump address

Republican congressional candidate John McCann went all in for President Trump tonight, saying that the president's State of the Union message "showed us how far we have come in just a short year and what it means to Make America Great Again. Making America Great means a strong economy, rebuilding the infrastructure, a fully funded military and affordable healthcare." McCann says that the first year of the Trump presidency included

MacArthur echos Trump pitch for bi-partisanship

Rep. Tom MaArthur (R-Toms River) says that he supports President Trump's call for greater bi-partisanship on major issues. "I echo the President’s call for more bipartisanship on the big issues facing our nation. Republicans and Democrats must be willing to trust one another and compromise more in order to achieve results that the American people deserve," MacArthur said.  "Both parties have the same goal of wanting to improve the lives

Poll: NJ voters don’t know Murphy, don’t like Trump

Gov. Phil Murphy, who is in his fifteenth day in office, has a 35%-21% approval rating, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll released this morning. President Trump has upside-down approvals in New Jersey of 31%-60% -- not much different than where he’s been since last March. Murphy’s numbers mark an improvement in approvals for a New Jersey governor since Chris Christie left office two weeks ago, but those are