•   
  •   
  •   

Offbeat Gubernatorial candidate's 'deportation bus' breaks down during tour

02:22  18 may  2018
02:22  18 may  2018 Source:   thehill.com

California governor debate focuses on housing, gas tax

  California governor debate focuses on housing, gas tax The six leading candidates for California governor discussed housing, immigration, gas taxes and other issues at a debate Tuesday ahead of next month's primary.Democrats pledged to stand up to Republican President Donald Trump and provide help to the homeless while Republicans said they'd cut taxes and regulations and fight "sanctuary" policies on immigration.Load Error

The so-called deportation bus that a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia is taking across the state broke down on Thursday, after Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams' s bus was sidelined on Interstate 75 in Calhoun, Ga., but has since been repaired and is continuing its tour across what

Michael Williams had his " deportation bus " tour temporarily halted Thursday after water entered the fuel tank. The bus was stopped on the side of Interstate 75, but A Georgia governor candidate wants to fill his ' deportation bus ' with 'murderers, rapists, kidnappers, child molesters and other criminals.'

a man standing in front of a bus© Provided by The Hill

The so-called "deportation bus" that a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia is taking across the state broke down on Thursday, after water got into the fuel tank.

Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams's bus was sidelined on Interstate 75 in Calhoun, Ga., but has since been repaired and is continuing its tour across what Williams has dubbed the state's "dangerous sanctuary cities."

Williams said the goal of the bus is to send people living in the U.S. illegally "home."

Seth Weathers, a spokesman for Williams's campaign, said that "a closer watch will be kept on the bus while making stops."

Baltimore County Executive, Democratic candidate for governor Kevin Kamenetz dies

  Baltimore County Executive, Democratic candidate for governor Kevin Kamenetz dies Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a Democratic candidate for governor and a fixture in state politics for nearly a quarter century — died Thursday morning, officials said. Baltimore County Police issued a statement saying that Kamenetz, 60, died early this morning at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center following a cardiac arrest. “Kamenetz was at his home in Owings Mills, asleep, when he awoke at about 2 a.m. and complained of feeling ill. He was transported by the Garrison Fire Station's Medic 19 to St. Joseph, where doctors pronounced him deceased at 3:22 a.m.”The news stunned his friends and colleagues.

The so-called deportation bus that a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia is taking across the state broke down on Thursday, after water got Not only did the bus break down , but during his tour of "sanctuary cities" (of which there are none in the state) he' s been parking his bus at various

A Republican candidate in Georgia’ s gubernatorial race who ran a “ Deportation Bus Tour ” to the state’ s "sanctuary cities" was defeated in the GOP primary Tuesday night. He faced a hiccup when the bus broke down at the start of the tour , but it was quickly repaired and continued on the journey.

"We certainly would not blame this on ANTIFA or others who are openly plotting to damage or destroy the bus," Weathers said, referencing anti-fascist activists. "We know the left would never stoop to such a pathetic low."

Williams's campaign announced the bus tour on Monday, saying in a statement that the initiative is intended to "expose how dangerous illegal aliens ruin local economies, cost American jobs, increase healthcare costs and lower education standards."

In an ad promoting the tour, Williams, a former state co-chair for President Trump's campaign, said that he wants to "fill this bus with illegals to send them back to where they came from."

Williams has positioned himself as a staunch opponent of illegal immigration and so-called sanctuary cities - jurisdictions that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration enforcement efforts.

Williams is among seven GOP candidates running to replace current Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican who is nearing the end of his second and final term in office.

Texas gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez owes thousands in overdue property taxes .
<p>Lupe Valdez, who has campaigned to close loopholes in the state's broken property-tax system, owes more than $12,000 in overdue taxes on seven properties in two counties, official records showed.</p>In addition, Valdez, a former Dallas County sheriff, appears to have lapses on her official financial-disclosure report: A Dallas property that she owns is not listed, and two companies listed on the filing have incorrect names on the form.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!