Under Pressure From Conservatives, IE Assemblyman Chad Mayes Gives Up His GOP Leadership Post

Aug 25, 2017

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California's Assembly Republican Leader is stepping down after weeks of pressure from conservatives.  They're furious that Chad Mayes helped negotiate a cap-and-trade deal with Governor Jerry Brown.  But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, Mayes may have the last word: the new leader elected by the caucus yesterday (Thursday) is one of his allies.