Takeaways from Gov. Newsom’s first State of the State

Gavin Newsom speaks after being elected governor of the state during an election night party in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 6th, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Blake/Reuters

Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State address today. He firmly positioned California as leading the resistance against Trump -- on immigration, the environment, and health care. He also announced that he’s scaling back the high-speed rail system and the twin tunnels project.