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

Lonegan opposes Assembly gun control bills

Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress in the 5th district, voiced strong opposition to a series bills aimed at tightening gun laws in testimony submitted to the Assembly Judiciary Committee today. The proposals, which include a requirement to seize firearms when a mental health professional identifies a gun owner as a potential threat and background checks on private gun sales, come in the

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

Bergen GOP Has No Exec candidate

A promises endorsement from a subset of Bergen County Republicans led by Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo never materialized last night, in part because the only candidate who showed up was former Hackensack Mayor Jack Zisa.   It appears that incumbent Paul DiGaetano is bowing out – although he won’t confirm it – and Zisa is inheriting his base.  Zisa was unacceptable to the Rendo group. The bigger problem for Bergen