Chief of Staff to the Mayor of San Bernardino and former Federal Prosecutor
Location: Los Angeles DMA
Availability: On-camera, in-studio, phone, FaceTime
Topics of Expertise: Local, state, and national politics. Law enforcement and crime policy.
Bio: Bill served in the U.S. Attorney's Riverside Branch Office where he prosecuted all criminal violations of federal law for Riverside and San Bernardino County. Bill has worked on several significant cases, including the federal investigation of the deadly December 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack and the 2015 trial of a prominent Santa Barbara doctor charged with more than 80 counts of unlawfully prescribing opiates, which led to the death of over a dozen patients. Bill also prosecuted a case involving 29 defendants who participated in a drug trafficking organization that smuggled narcotics from Mexico in PVC pipes hidden in the axles of commercial trucks that ended up in Southern California.
Points of Interest: Bill ran for California's 60th Assembly District in 2018. Bill served as an intern with the White House Counsel's Office in 2008. He is the son of Lebanese-American immigrants and is a practicing Muslim.
President of the Legacy Republicans Alliance
Location: San Francisco and Sacramento Markets
Availability: On-camera, in-studio, phone
Topics of expertise: state and national politics, the black vote, and criminal justice issues.
Bio: Corrin Rankin owned a bail bonds company in San Mateo for decades and served as the chairwoman of the California Bail Agents Association before retiring in 2017. In 2016, Rankin served as the statewide director for African American's for Trump, as a national media surrogate, delegate to the 2016 Cleveland RNC convention, and as a deputy whip. In 2019, she teamed up with actor Isiah Washington to form the Legacy Republican Alliance as a home for members of the Black community that left the Democratic Party as part of Blexit.
Points of interest: Founding member of the San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League in an effort to build bonds between ‘cops and kids’, graduate of the Redwood City Police Citizens Academy, avid boater, and mother of three adult children.