City Leaders Lambast Trump Administration Over Sanctuary Suit

City officials are reacting to the Trump administration’s lawsuit targeting sanctuary policies in California. One of them is also directly in the crosshairs. While announcing the suit in Sacramento yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s public alert about impending ICE raids as evidence of the lawlessness and defiance he says runs rampant in California.

“How dare you,” Sessions exclaimed. “How dare you needlessly endanger the lives of our law enforcement officers to promote a radical open borders agenda.”

“How dare you vilify members of our community by trying to frighten the American public into thinking that all undocumented residents are dangerous criminals,” the mayor responded.

We have a few more reactions from local leaders below.

Farrell went even further in a public appearance, calling the attorney general a “moron.” Gov. Brown also taunted the president yesterday, saying that Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears to be “closing in.”

The state is now gearing up for Trump’s first visit to the Golden State as president next week. This ought to be lively.


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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 05:13

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