FEATURING BRIAN LEUBITZ – Donald Trump hates California. Not only did the nation’s most populous state hand over millions more votes to his rival Hillary Clinton, but it has mobilized some of the biggest marches and demonstrations against the new President and pushed the already relatively liberal state Democratic Party further to the left. There is even a movement afoot to break off from the federal government entirely and make California’s it’s own country!
Governor Jerry Brown has made strong statements vowing to remain firm in California’s commitment to climate justice and immigrant rights, both of which Trump has taken aim at. In a recent interview Trump went as far as saying, If we have to, we’ll defund [the state]…We give tremendous amounts of money to California, California in many ways is out of control, as you know.”
Brian Leubitz, political consultant and editor of Calitics.com.