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

Passaic goes for McCann in 5th district

John McCann has defeated Steve Lonegan to run on the organization line for Congress in Passaic County.  McCann, a Bergen County attorney, beat Lonegan by a vote of 19-4. McCann and Lonegan, a former Bogota mayor, are competing for the chance to challenge freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) in New Jersey's 5th district.  Passaic has two towns, Ringwood and West Milford, in the district.  In 2016, the Passaic portion accounted

If you’re prone to headaches, don’t even bother reading this

Democrats are infiltrating the Republican Party, GOP congressional candidate Steve Lonegan. The Lonegan campaign alleges that his primary opponent, John McCann, is getting help from two Republican mayors who support Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff):  Vernon Mayor Harry Shortway and his father, also named Harry Shortway, the Mayor of Midland Park. According to the Lonegan campaign, the two Shortways are hosting an event for McCann at their restaurant in Hawthorne this

A sign that Petillo isn’t running

One takeaway from last night’s Sussex County Lincoln Day dinner: Sussex Freeholder Sylvia Petillo will not seek the Republican nomination for Congress in the 11th district. Petillo, 67, a former Hopatcong Mayor, has been exploring a bid for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s House seat, but at a major event in her home county, she declined to make any public comments and watched as one of the announced candidates, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris

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

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

NRCC puts McCann on Young Guns list

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has added John McCann to their Young Guns program.  This is not an endorsement, and McCann’s challenger in the fifth district primary, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, was added to the Young Guns list last October. Both want to challenge freshman Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff).  Gottheimer unseated seven-term incumbent Scott Garrett in 2016 in a district that Donald Trump carried by one percentage