Political Battles are Turning into “Lawfare”

Shawn Steel
Shawn Steel is a trial attorney, Republican National Committeeman and former California Republican Party chair

For liberals, legislative defeats are just a temporary setback until the real battle begins in court. Whether it’s environmentalists shutting off water to Central Valley farms or the ACLU demanding sex changes for prisoners, left-wing groups have long used the courts to advance their political agenda. Now, the Resistance has taken it one step further […]

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California Democrats Rewrite the Voting Rules in Their Favor

Shawn Steel
Shawn Steel is a trial attorney, Republican National Committeeman and former California Republican Party chair

Election night was painful for California Republicans, but it was nothing compared to the slow torture we’ve endured ever since. For three agonizing weeks, Republicans have watched registrars update their tallies with late absentee and provisional ballots. From Orange County to the Bay Area, it’s the same story playing out with different candidates: Democrats flipping […]

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Conservatives Win with Kevin McCarthy as Speaker

Shawn Steel
Shawn Steel is a trial attorney, Republican National Committeeman and former California Republican Party chair

No sooner had John Boehner announced his decision to resign as speaker than conservatives were lamenting the heir apparent. California Congressman Kevin McCarthy, who has a lifetime rating from the American Conservative Union of 89 percent, is under fire for not being conservative enough. The opportunistic Constitutional Rights PAC has even mounted a “Fire McCarthy” […]

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DeMaio: The Future of San Diego

Shawn Steel
Shawn Steel is a trial attorney, Republican National Committeeman and former California Republican Party chair

Carl DeMaio is the real thing. In an age of political defeatism and angst, Carl DeMaio earned San Diego citizens trust when they elected him to the city council. With a platform of fiscal reform, DeMaio offered honest and real solutions to San Diego’s financial melt-down.  DeMaio’s ideas and approach as he runs for Mayor […]

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