Friday, November 11, 2016

Humboldt County Republicans happy with the results of this week’s historic election...

Local Republicans on Thursday expressed happiness with the results of this week’s historic election and said they looked forward to closing the rift between the political right and left so America can move forward as a nation.

“This is what we’ve got and we really have to come together because we have a lot of big issues facing this country,” College of the Redwoods political science teacher and Humboldt County Trump campaign chair John Schutt said.

This election was historic because this is the first time a president has been elected with no elected office experience nor military experience, he said.

“I think it’s just disgusting,” Humboldt Republican Women membership chair Terry Roberts said about mass protests seen in cities across the U.S. in the days following the election. “If I was a Democrat, I’d be so embarrassed.”

Humboldt Republican Women President Annette De Modena said she would like to see both sides of the political spectrum work together to make the country work.

“I’m sick and tired of this division ... . We are Americans,” she said....