California Attorney General Nominee Jabs Trump at Confirmation Hearing

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A state Assembly committee voted along party lines Tuesday to recommend that Democratic U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra be confirmed as California’s 33rd attorney general. The 6-3 vote followed a friendly, two-hour hearing in which the 12-term congressman from Los Angeles took measured jabs at President-elect Donald Trump and his proposals on immigration, health care and the environment.

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  • Chris Marengo

    Exhibit A why people despise attorneys. This statist hack will enforce only laws he likes and slough off laws he doesn‘t like, like a good little Marxist.

  • L. Straus

    Mr. Becerra is just another grievance-groupthink spokesman who‘s never run anything but his mouth.

  • Jim Trott

    Piece of work. Just curious when he swears to uphold the laws, is he going to only enforce those he agrees with or enforce the law.

  • John P. Hurabiell

    What an ass. Illegal immigration is precisely that--illegal. You are there to enforce laws not to abridge them

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