San Clemente Mayor Endorses Maryott for Congress
"Brian is my choice to represent us in Congress because he will fight hard for common sense solutions and badly needed fiscal discipline."
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — On Monday, San Clemente Mayor and Army Veteran Gene James endorsed Brian Maryott for Congress and released the following statement:
“Brian Maryott has a proven track record as both a highly effective Mayor in our county, and someone who also had a stellar business career. He is a bold leader, and he has always looked out for our south county communities. Brian is my choice to represent us in Congress because he will fight hard for common sense solutions and badly needed fiscal discipline.“
Brian Maryott responded, “I am very grateful to Mayor James for his support. Gene has been a strong leader for San Clemente, and I am looking forward to partnering with him and other city leaders and city staff. His endorsement means a great deal to me.”
Mayor Gene James was born in La Jolla, and has been living in Southern California for more than twenty years; he and his wife Emmanuelle, a cardiologist who works in drug development have been calling San Clemente home since 2016. Their three sons and their families live in South Carolina and Texas. Mayor James is a veteran of twenty years active duty with the United States Army Military Police Regiment. Upon leaving active duty, Gene directed and managed security programs for several major corporations and has been teaching criminal justice, homeland security and leadership for a number of colleges and universities.
To date, Brian Maryott has received the endorsements of the Orange County Republican Party, San Diego Republican Party, San Diego Lincoln Club, Congressman Darrell Issa, The California Women’s Leadership Association, 11 Mayors, 5 City Council Members, 4 County Supervisors, 2 State Senators, and 2 Assemblymembers (including the Republican Leader in the Assembly).