California’s incoming governor doubled-down on his predecessor’s immigration policies during his inauguration speech this week; saying his state must be a “sanctuary to all who seek it.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed California’s residents Monday from Sacramento; warning “the water we drink and the air we breathe” all “hang in the balance.”
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“People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang in the balance,” said Newsom.
President Trump has repeatedly threatened to cut federal grants to California; citing the state’s “illegal” and “unconstitutional” policies that bar local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration agents.
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