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California Must Discredit Trump Before Trump Discredits California

It's Now California's Job to Make America Great Again

Former President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, shakes hands with 9-year-old Janine Hicks of San Diego, who was touring the museum with her grandmother, Lily Visniski of Thousand Oaks,  in 1997. Photo by Mike Guastella/Associated Press.

California is already on the defensive in its battle with Donald Trump. Our state needs an offense—now.

Trump’s first four weeks in office have made clear that hopes of California working with this president—in areas like infrastructure—are pure fantasy. Trump is already engaged in non-stop attacks against our state, as if all of California were a political opponent. His strategy is not merely to punish California; he wants to rob our state of its legitimacy within the American polity.

And so the president of the United States has repeatedly and falsely …

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