This week we broke the news story about how California GOP Assembly Leader Chad Mayes was having an affair with former GOP Assembly Leader Kristin Olsen. We came into possession of a letter sent by Olsen's estranged husband to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's office requesting an investigation to see if state funds or resources were used by the paramours to carry out their trysts.
We have been asking several questions about this affair. But most importantly, was there a quid pro quo arrangement of any kind between Speaker Rendon's office and either Chad Mayes or Kristin Olsen.Continue reading
Yesterday was a disaster for Assemblyman Chad Mayes.
First, we exposed his affair with former GOP Assembly Leader Kristin Olsen. Then he betrayed his party and constituents by supporting the cap and trade bill. Then he yucked it up on the couch with "Moonbeam" Jerry Brown and anchor baby Kevin de Leon laughing about how they just stuck it to working class Californians.Continue reading
This morning American Children First sent out a press release calling for the ouster of Assemblyman Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) from his leadership position. This comes on the heels of yesterday's exclusive report by our organization about the affair.
Though there had been many rumors circulating for many, many months, we were the first to confirm that Olsen's husband, Rod, had sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's office requesting an investigation.
Additionally, I called the offices of Chad Mayes and Rendon seeking comment and status updates on the investigation into this affair, if any.
Here are the audio clips from those calls:Continue reading
UPDATE 4: Story Hits Front Page of Sacramento Bee; Also Contacted by LA Times Reporter Patrick McGreevy...
UPDATE 3: Contacted by Sac Bee Reporter
UPDATE 2: Our founder Joseph Turner called the offices of Chad Mayes and Speaker Rendon seeking comments (audio included).
UPDATE 1: We sent out a press release this morning calling for Mayes to be removed from his leadership position.
American Children First can exclusively confirm that “Never Trump” California Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) engaged in an extramarital affair with Kristin Olsen, the former leader of the Republican Assembly caucus, and current member of the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors.
Mayes is the son of a pastor and graduate of Liberty University, a Virginia-based Christian institution. According to Wikipedia, Mayes plays guitar in his church and also performed with Kristin Olsen at the 54th Annual California Prayer Breakfast.