College Republicans are political superheroes in disguise, #CAGOP Leadership files FOIA request re: the FBI’s investigation into Babulal Bera, US confirms Guantanamo inmates have rejoined terrorist groups, and more!

CRP Staff | September 16, 2016

There is no way (it would literally be impossible) to do what we do without the efforts of College Republicans from across the state. CRs will be launching their Triple Threat statewide deployment in just a few weekends as they walk to protect the triple overlap in Santa Clarita Valley. 

They will be walking precincts for targeted Congressional, State Senate, & State Assembly races in the area. #DoWork. They tell us that hotel, gas cards, and meals will be provided. Register today at: https://triplethreatgotv.eventbrite.com/ #LeadRight2016

 

Our National Committeewoman, Harmeet K. Dhillon wants federal investigators to reveal the names of donors that were used to hide large contributions, to the campaign of Rep. Ami Bera in California’s 7th Congressional District by his father, Babulal Bera. A FOIA request was filed on Tuesday: “Babulal Bera admitted to helping his son, Congressman Ami Bera, by coordinating a straw donor scheme to circumvent campaign finance laws and help him raise much needed campaign money. The donors participating in this scheme should be held accountable for their actions and I’m requesting any information identifying these donors. It being an election year, transparency is of the utmost importance and I’m asking for a speedy response to this request,” said Harmeet K. Dhillon. 

 

Reuters reports that the U.S. has confirmed this week that two more freed Guantanamo inmates have rejoined militant groups. The Obama a

administration has released 161 prisoners from Guantanamo since 2009, 17 of them in the first six months of this year.

Speaker Ryan writes in the @DCExaminer this week that ‘He [President Obama] wanted to consolidate the federal government's control over key aspects of our lives and prove, once and for all, that the country would be better off… It's clear he saw himself as the latest in a long line of progressive leaders. Over the last 7 years, in almost all areas of our lives, President Obama has given the government the starring role and consequently pushed the American people into the wings #ThanksObama. We’re with @SpeakerRyan- there is a #BetterWay for all Americans. After all, it is his house…