Battle for California

As a nuclear threat from North Korea looms in the distance, it seems like California has already gone to war against Donald Trump.

President Donald Trump is coming for California.
President Donald Trump is coming for California.
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As a nuclear threat from North Korea looms in the distance, it seems like California has already gone to war against Donald Trump. The tension between America’s 31st state and the country’s leader – over issues like the border wall, sanctuary cities, environmentalism, women, immigrant, minority and LGBTQI rights, and gun control – have pushed the usually liberal California even further to the left. As the Golden State resists Trump’s agenda, Alta has put together our picks of the best writing on the subject from around the nation. We’ll also use this space to host polls, publish our own content, and update the news as California and President Trump continue to battle it out.

Inside California’s War On Trump: The New Yorker

Trump’s Immigration War With California Has Reached a Fever Pitch: Los Angeles Times

Jerry Brown Pardons Five Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump: The New York Times

In Clash Between California and Trump, It’s One America Versus Another: The New York Times

Defiance, Resistance: The Front Lines Of California’s War Against The Trump Administration: Washington Post

Trump vs. California, Again and Again and Again: CNN

 • ‘I Am a Pawn’: Trump’s Immigration Fight With California Squeezes Those Caught in the Middle: The New York Times

Jeff Sessions’s Wrongheaded War on California: The New Republic

7 Ways California Is Fighting Back Against President Trump’s Administration: TIME

 

Resistance State: California in the Age of Trump: CALmatters

 

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump: GQ

 

Sessions Lashes Out at California Officials for Resisting Immigration Orders: Politico

 

Jeff Sessions Suit Against California is Political Bad News for Republicans: San Francisco Chronicle

 

Thanks, Jeff Sessions, For Suing California — You Might Be Doing the State a Favor: Los Angeles Times (opinion)

 

In Stunning Reversal, Trump Could Open California Desert To More Solar And Wind Farms: Desert Sun

 

2018 Women’s Marches Get Serious About A New Political Landscape: San Francisco Chronicle

 

California Voters Split On Idea Of Police Helping Immigration Officers, With Violence Swaying Their Opinion: Los Angeles Daily News

 

 

 

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