American from Orange County detained in Vietnam prison; congresswoman threatens ‘consequences’

"It’s unacceptable to detain an American citizen in Vietnam,” Walters said, warning the Vietnamese government that if it doesn’t release Nguyen, “there will be consequences for their action.”

Asked what she could do to seek his release, Walters said: “I will go as high as I have to. If I have to go to the president of the United States, I will go to the president.”

From The Orange County Register, 8/2/18

Katie Porter receives support from Gabby Giffords at Tustin Gun Control Rally

"Gun control is one of the biggest issues for political candidates this year and Democratic congressional hopeful Katie Porter received plenty of support in Tustin on Wednesday.

Former Arizona representative Gabby Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, attended a rally for Porter, whose campaign focuses on ending gun violence."