California Dems Target ‘Weak’ Republicans in House Races

Courthouse News Service quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on efforts in California to flip House seats currently held by “weak” GOP incumbents.

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, senior fellow at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, said several candidates who sided with Trump are limping toward the midterms and others have dropped out of their races entirely. Longtime congressmen Ed Royce from Orange County and Darrell Issa from San Diego County – who in the end did not vote for the GOP tax plan – have already decided to call it quits.

“Issa and Royce voted to repeal Obamacare, so they were viewed as weak because Trump is weak in California,” said Jeffe.


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