California 49th Congressional District

Issa’s $1 million in leftover campaign funds?

What will Rep. Darrell Issa, one of the richest men in Congress, do with the more than $1 million in his campaign coffer now that he is officially not running for re-election? The Vista Republican hasn鈥檛 said publicly how he plans to use the money. His office didn鈥檛 respond this week to requests by inewsource for comment. Thirty-four House members are retiring or have already…


Issa, Hunter deal behind closed doors?

Trading places? In the Donald Trump “shithole” world of Reps. Darrell Issa (R-49th Congressional District) and Duncan Hunter (R-50th Congressional District), or maybe “House of Cards” and “Scandal,” the talk Thursday of the two trading congressional districts might even be considered too low to go. Yet, reports circulated that a baseball trade gone politically bonkers might be in the works. Hunter goes into free agency…



DREAM Act opponent Issa gets served (UPDATED)

DREAM Act opponent, and the nation’s shakiest incumbent, embattled Rep. Darrell Issa (R-49th Congressional District got served in his own neighborhood by an organized protest Saturday, Dec. 2. Protestors showed up at 1 p.m. at Luz Duran Park, 340 Townsite Drive in Vista, then deployed to post lawn signs, talk with community members, and distribute voter education materials. The rally began at 3 p.m. attracting…


Issa bogus IRS ‘scandal’ ends in whimper; predatory ‘payday’ lenders give Issa a bang

Congressman Darryl Issa (R-49th District) suffered humiliation as his so-called IRS ‘scandal’ investigation costing US taxpayers money and congressional time “came to a pathetic, whimpering conclusion earlier this month,” according to Francis Wilkinson of Bloomberg View. And in a double whammy, as shown here, following the IRS ‘scandal’ update, examination of campaign finance filings showed Issa took tens of thousands of dollars from predatory “payday”…


Trump’s views on science have Dems California dreamin’

Story by George Cahlink, E&E News Reporter. Reprinted from聽E&E Daily聽with permission from E&E News. Copyright 2017. E&E provides essential news for energy and environment professionals at聽www.eenews.net. For the original story click here [https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060064423/] Issa shifts Vista, Calif. — Rep. Darrell Issa, who won the narrowest re-election of any incumbent last year, is taking a different tact. As the nine-term Republican faces what’s expected to be…


Issa lies about eugenics event attendance

eu路gen路ics聽yo蜑o藞jeniks/聽noun: Science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. Developed largely by Francis Galton as a method of improving the human race, it fell into disfavor only after the perversion of its doctrines by the Nazis. Last week, as President Trump and many congressional Republicans prevaricated on the events in Charlottesville and sought to justify the…


Issa participates in D.C. eugenics event

eugenic聽noun, (聽used聽with聽a聽singular聽verb)聽 Study聽of聽or聽belief聽in聽the聽possibility聽of聽improving聽the聽qualities聽of聽the聽human聽species聽or聽a聽human聽population,聽especially聽by聽such聽means聽as聽discouraging聽reproduction聽by聽persons聽having聽 聽genetic聽defects聽or聽presumed聽to聽have聽inheritable聽undesirable聽traits聽(negative聽eugenics) or聽encouraging聽reproduction聽by聽persons聽presumed聽to聽have聽inheritable聽desirable聽traits.   So much for being a so-called Republican “moderate.” Embattled Congressman Darryl Issa (R-49th District) on June 28 participated in聽the eugenics founded and funded Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) annual 鈥淗old Their Feet to the Fire鈥 event at Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.. Also prominently featured were some of the聽the most anti-immigrant members in Congress such as Representatives聽Lou…


Issa attempt to outlaw Vista protests fails

Attempts to restrict peaceful protests outside the district office of embattled Rep. Darrell Issa (R-49th District) have failed. The City of Vista Wednesday, June 28 issued a three-month permit this week allowing the rallies to continue. The weekly protests, launched as聽Resist Trump Tuesdays聽after the January inauguration, have become the largest and longest-running congressional rallies in the nation, regularly drawing 300鈥搕o- 800 citizens. Following a July…


Issa: Get off the roof, support free speech

It’s time for Congressman Darrell Issa to come down from the roof and support the First Amendment. Our First Amendment freedoms ensure that anger and political disagreement don鈥檛 fester into violence. — Edward Sifuentes On May 30, Rep. Darrell Issa鈥檚 San Diego County constituents saw a different side of the nine-term member of Congress. Angry at peaceful protesters outside his district office building in Vista,…