Inside the GOP's California nightmare The party lost big in the state's November House races, and Republicans didn't see it coming.

“The nightmare results were the end result of a toxic brew of overconfidence and presidential unpopularity, as some Republicans failed to recognize and reckon with the unprecedented negative reaction to President Donald Trump in districts from Orange County to California’s agriculture-heavy Central Valley.”

From Politico, 12/1/18

Democrat Katie Porter flips longtime Republican district in Orange County

“Porter doesn't deny that some of President Donald Trump's statements and actions have helped turn many longtime Republican districts in the favor of Democrats.

"We ran a campaign that was about listening to people, that was about listening to their concerns," Porter said. "Some of those concerns included things the president is doing, things that Rep. Mimi Walters supported."

From KABC-7, 11/18/18. To view story click here.