FROM Loretta Sanchez
US Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez on GOP voters and her path to victory With election day just seven weeks away, US Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez lags behind her opponent Kamala Harris by 22 points, according to a recent Field Poll. But Representative Sanchez still sees a path to victory. Sanchez joined Press Play to discuss how she’s trying to appeal to Republican voters, as well as about her record and what her proudest achievements have been over her nearly 20 year congressional career.
Loretta Sanchez on Muslim Comments, Senate Race The House of Representatives passed a huge tax cut package worth more than $600 billion today. Tomorrow , it will vote on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government open until September of next year. That’s also expected to pass. Seventy-seven Democrats voted with the Republican majority in support of the tax cut bill today, but Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic leadership in the House opposed it. One naysayer was Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of Orange County, who’s campaigning to replace California Senator Barbara Boxer when she retires after this term. Sanchez speaks about the race, recently passed measures and responds to criticism over her comments on Muslims.
Obama’s Immigration About-Face In June, President Obama pledged to take executive action on immigration reform before the end of the summer. But he reneged over the weekend. On Saturday, he said he won’t act on immigration policy until after the November elections. That’s made some California lawmakers angry.
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.