Conservative Headliners Back Republican Trying to Unseat Maxine Waters in Los Angeles

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Trump supporters Omar Navarro (left) and Harim Uzziel live stream their counter-protest of the executive order by Donald Trump, banning immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries at Los Angeles International Airport on February 4, 2017. (Credit: Kyle Grillot/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump supporters Omar Navarro (left) and Harim Uzziel live stream their counter-protest of the executive order by Donald Trump, banning immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries at Los Angeles International Airport on February 4, 2017. (Credit: Kyle Grillot/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican Omar Navarro is trying again to unseat Rep. Maxine Waters, but this time, he has a new set of high-profile friends. Trump confidant Roger Stone is a campaign advisor, former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio calls weekly, and far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hosted him on his popular show.

Now a group of major GOP donors that spent millions on ads to elect President Trump also plans to take on the Los Angeles congresswoman in next year’s midterm election.

Either Trump supporters see a path to victory in a southern Los Angeles district where 60% of voters are registered Democrats, or they just want to punish one of the president’s most vocal detractors, a longtime legislator who is a darling of anti-Trump liberals.

Far-right rising star Navarro says it’s a bit of both.

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