FROM George Joseph
California clashes with Donald Trump on sanctuary cities Sanctuary cities are places that limit their cooperation with federal officials when it comes to detaining undocumented immigrants. City officials in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland have pledged to keep their sanctuary policies. However, Trump has threatened to cut off all federal dollars to cities and counties that refuse to fully cooperate with immigration enforcement.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.