Tag: ghassali

ELECTION 2020: Auth focused on Assembly but not ruling out NJ-5 Republican run

HASKELL, N.J. – Fresh from his victory in the 39th Legislative District this November, Robert Auth (R-39) said he’s focusing on the forthcoming 2020-2021 legislative session in Trenton. He isn’t, however, ruling out an entry into the 5th Congressional District Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

NRCC adds Richter, Ghassali to its 2020 ‘On The Radar’ list

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The NRCC unveiled its third round of “On the Radar” candidates on Wednesday, and two of the twenty-four names are New Jersey primary candidates.  David Richter (NJ-02) and Michael Ghassali (NJ-05) both hit the NRCC ‘Young Guns’ Read More

Syrian GOP House candidate celebrates Al-Baghdadi’s death

MONTVALE, N.J. – The death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the hands of U.S. Special Forces was welcome news to most Americans including members of the Syrian-born community. Among the celebrants: Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali, one of the Read More

NJ-05: Ghassali, Pallotta butt heads over fundraiser in ‘Squad’ member Tlaib’s district

HACKENSACK, N.J. – The quickly boiling New Jersey 5th Congressional District Republican primary has a new battlefront this week, and it’s a newly famous congressional district halfway across the country. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the campaign of Republican Montvale Mayor Read More

Immigrant GOP House Candidate: Electing any of the 2020 Dems would mean the “death of democracy”

MONTVALE, N.J. – The Republican mayor of 8,000 resident-strong Montvale, New Jersey is a Syrian immigrant. He’s also running for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District Republican primary with a history of speaking out against Sanctuary Statehood. Ghassali didn’t Read More