Tag: Garrett

Senate committee rejects Garrett’s Ex-Im Bank nomination

The Senate Banking Committee has rejected former U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett’s nomination to head the Ex-Im Bank this Tuesday morning, Save Jerseyans, dealing a political setback to the President as well as the former North Jersey Republican federal legislator who Read More

Breaking down where the CD5 GOP Primary stands right now

Steve Lonegan’s press conference arguably signaled the formal start to the primary fight for the right to challenge Josh Gottheimer, Save Jerseyans. Democrats think Gottheimer is sitting pretty, but the potential field boasts some strong potential candidates for federal office. Read More

Possible Successors to Scott Garrett in NJ-05

House Republicans did a tremendous job of preserving their majorities nation-wide last Tuesday, but one of the handful of Republicans who lost their seat was our own Scott Garrett. Garrett (R-NJ-05), a champion of conservative causes, was a dutiful servant Read More

VIDEO: Garrett accuses Democrat opponent of creating ‘fake’ government document

This year’s particularly ugly and exceptionally competitive NJ-05 House race came to a head on Wednesday when incumbent Scott Garrett (R) held a rare press conference to rebut purportedly fabricated allegations of an ethics investigation into the Republican congressman.  Garrett Read More

Garrett unloads on Clinton ally Gottheimer as FBI reopens email probe

An October surprise? With N.J. implications? On Friday, FBI Director James Comey reportedly informed Congress that the bureau has “learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation.” A fresh inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails is underway Read More

Rooney’s N.J. Election 2016 Race Ratings

New Jersey doesn’t have a sexy statewide gubernatorial or senate race for the media to cover in 2016, Save Jerseyans. That doesn’t mean there aren’t a number of interesting federal and down-ballot contests worth watching when New Jersey voters head Read More

NJ-05 Update: Garrett accepts debates but says they’ll be one-sided

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Scott Garrett (R, NJ-05) is getting a strong money challenge from his Democrat challenger, Josh Gottheimer, but in the ideas department, the Republican incumbent insists his opponent is bankrupt. “Rep. Scott Garrett Read More