A staunch advocate for working families with decades of experiences representing Californians, Xavier Becerra became California Attorney...

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Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 6:11 PM

My nomination

Team,     It is with great honor that I share with you that I’ve been nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as his Secretary of Health and Human Services.     I am proud to have this chance to implement the President-elect’s vision for a better America through the challeng…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 10:24 PM

NY Times: "Trump using last days to lock in policies and make Biden's task more difficult"

Team,    Tonight is our first fundraising deadline since the November election — and even though we beat Donald Trump at the ballot box, this fight is far from over.    As he walks out the door, President Trump and his Republican allies continue to push a dangerous agenda, trying to…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 29, 2020 at 1:08 AM

Survey: Post-election priorities

Team,    I hope you and your family had a restful and safe Thanksgiving.    I am grateful for so much this year, including your support. Together, we’ve been fighting and winning — stopping the worst of Donald Trump’s attacks, while pushing progress forward.   Now that the 2020 e…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 24, 2020 at 1:31 AM

ABC News: Balance of power in Senate rests on Georgia

Team,    We are a special election away from taking back control of the United States Senate from Mitch McConnell.    We won Georgia once – and now we have to do it again. But it won’t be without a fight. Republicans are already outspending Democrats by $28 million on TV ads in this…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
November 22, 2020 at 11:40 PM

Washington Post: "Trump is putting American lives at risk by blocking the transition"

Washington Post: “Trump is putting American lives at risk by blocking the transition”  Team,    The Trump administration is still blocking the presidential transition process — denying President-elect Biden’s team critical access to funding and vital national security information.   …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 11:21 PM

Add your name: Trump lost and he should concede

Team,    President Trump lost the election and it’s time for him to concede.    Add your name now: Trump lost and he should concede to Joe Biden»   Election officials across the country — and even Trump’s own Department of Homeland Security — say the 2020 election was the “most sec…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 5:50 PM

Washington Post: "Trump's quest to end the Affordable Care Act arrives at Supreme Court"

WASHINGTON POST:   “Trump’s quest to end the Affordable Care Act arrives at Supreme Court”   Team,     Today is the day. I’m leading the fight in the Supreme Court to stop President Trump and his allies from destroying the entire Affordable Care Act.      We’re in the Supreme Cou…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 12:11 AM

The fight isn't over. I'm headed to the Supreme Court.

ABC News: “Obamacare on the line at Supreme Court as pandemic rages” Team,     We won the election, but the fight isn’t over.     On his way out the door, tomorrow President Trump is urging the Supreme Court to end the entire Affordable Care Act. I’m leading the lawsuit to stop him…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 5:28 PM

We've marched for justice, and now we vote!

Team,    It’s Election Day and please vote. Your vote can make the difference.   We all know the stakes in this election. And like many of you, as the son of immigrants, I know them especially well.    When I delivered the Spanish-language State of the Union Response last year, I s…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 11:39 PM

Less than 10 hours

Reuters: “Trump statistically even with Biden in Florida; Arizona is a dead heat” Team,    Tomorrow is November 3rd and we have no time to waste.    With less than 10 hours until Election Day, can you split one final $5 grassroots contribution to Joe Biden and my campaign to power u…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 2:24 AM

NY Times: "The Trump campaign again tries to falsely paint votes counted after Nov. 3 as illegitimate"

New York Times: “The Trump campaign again tries to falsely paint votes counted after Nov. 3 as illegitimate” Nov 1, 2020   Team,    President Trump is shockingly open about his effort to undermine the election.    Trump continues to say that he hopes federal courts won’t allo…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 4:37 PM

Ignore the polls

Team,    Ignore the polls. We simply can’t afford to take the election for granted — the stakes are just too high.    If Trump wins a second term, Democratic Attorneys General are the last line of defense against a lawless administration and an unchecked Republican agenda.    I…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 11:12 PM

Add your name: Every ballot must be counted

Team,     Tomorrow is Halloween and you know what’s really scary? Republicans saying they don’t want to count our votes!     BUSINESS INSIDER:  “Trump says 'hopefully' states won't be allowed to count ballots after Election Day, which is a normal part of the electoral process”   …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 1:08 AM

CBS News: "Trump-Biden race is tight in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina"

Team,    Last night I joined hundreds of Biden campaign organizers on Zoom to thank them for all the hard work they are doing to ensure we defeat Donald Trump.    But with just 5 days to go, this fight isn’t over and we need your grassroots support to help cross the finish line:   …
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 12:53 AM

Add your name: Tell Republicans to drop their Obamacare lawsuit

Team,    Coronavirus cases are spiking at record-setting levels while millions of unemployed Americans have lost their health insurance.    What is Donald Trump doing? Trump is trying to make this crisis worse. In just days, the President and his Republican allies will be at the S…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 10:53 PM

Trump didn't waste any time

Team,    Did you see Xavier’s email yesterday?    Trump didn’t waste any time swearing-in Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. We can’t afford to waste any time, either.  Our fight to protect what we hold dear isn’t over. Democratic Attorneys General are the last li…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 12:29 AM

Breaking: Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to SCOTUS

Team,    Senate Republicans just voted. Amy Coney Barrett is the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. This will have lasting consequences for generations.     We must fight back. Chip in $5 now»   In the decades to come, Justice Barrett will cast deciding votes on abortion rights, env…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 25, 2020 at 10:41 PM

The Senate just voted

AP NEWS:  “BREAKING: Senate advances Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett; confirmation Monday all but assured”    Team,     During a rare weekend session, what did Senate Republicans just do today?    Pass a coronavirus stimulus package? NO. Pass police reform bills? NO. Pass …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 25, 2020 at 12:18 AM

Add your name: Oppose GOP attempts to intimidate voters

Add your name: Condemn GOP attempts to intimidate voters»    Team,     Over 50 million Americans have already voted. We are seeing record turnout numbers, prominent Republicans are endorsing and voting for Joe Biden, and there is heightened enthusiasm among young Latino, black, and …
[email protected] · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 11:28 PM

Trump on Obamacare: "I hope they end it; it'll be so good"

Team,     Did you hear what Trump said during his deranged 60 Minutes interview that he leaked today? It’s shocking:     President Trump on Thursday made good on a threat to post unfiltered footage from a “60 Minutes” interview In the interview, Mr. Trump makes a notable pronou…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 1:01 AM

The Hill: "Senate to vote Monday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court"

New:  The Hill: “Senate to vote Monday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court”    Team,    Tomorrow morning, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are expected to vote on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. If her nomination is signed off, Mitch McConnell plans to have the…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 10:48 PM

Lindsey Graham's retirement? We can make it happen!

Team,    Two weeks from tonight, imagine turning on the news to see that not only had Joe Biden been elected President, but we also flipped the Senate and forced Lindsey Graham into retirement, too.    That’s within our reach, but only if we keep this strong momentum going over the n…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 12:52 AM

CBS News: "Supreme Court agrees to hear battle over Trump's border wall"

CBS NEWS: "Supreme Court agrees to hear battle over Trump's border wall"  Oct 19, 2020 Team,    FIRST: Xavier blocked Trump’s illegally-funded border wall earlier this month.    THEN: The President’s lawyers challenged the victory and asked the Supreme Court to hear the case.    …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 18, 2020 at 11:08 PM

Trump's visit today

Los Angeles Times: “President Trump visit[ing] today to raise money for his cash-strapped campaign”     Team,     Days after saying that “California is going to hell,” President Trump just landed in Orange County to attend a private campaign fundraiser where tickets cost as much as …
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 16, 2020 at 11:51 PM

Fox News is reporting

Team,    New this week: Amid increasing Republican attacks on our healthcare and rights, Xavier just pledged not to prosecute women who obtain abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.   Republican operatives and conservative media outlets are taking notice:  …
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 2:08 AM

Did you see Trump's tweet?

Team,    FIRST: The California Republican Party set up unauthorized and unofficial ballot drop boxes.   THEN: Xavier issued a cease and desist order to force the GOP to stop misleading voters and stop operating these unofficial ballot drop boxes.   NOW: Trump is tweeting about Xavi…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 1:03 AM

Did you see today's Supreme Court confirmation hearing?

Team,    Yesterday, Xavier wrote to you about the Affordable Care Act being at risk in this Supreme Court nomination fight. TODAY that fear was affirmed:   New York Times: “Barrett refuses to say whether she would recuse herself from the Affordable Care Act case”  Tues, Oct. 13, 20…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 12:35 AM

re: Today's Supreme Court hearing

Team,    Today’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing was exactly what we knew it would be: A partisan last-ditch effort to end the Affordable Care Act, undermine reproductive rights, and cement a conservative Court majority for generations.    I’m heading to the Supreme Court to save …
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 11, 2020 at 8:44 PM

We just stopped Trump in court, again

BORDER WALL court victory! Team,    Big news this weekend — Xavier secured a court victory blocking Trump's illegally-funded border wall. NEW:  SF Chronicle: “Trump border wall funding plan illegal and construction must stop, court rules” We’re fighting Trump’s lawless agenda — and w…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 11:31 PM

What's happening in Mississippi

NBC News: “Vote-by-mail restrictions in Mississippi leave voters frustrated and confused”   Team,    Republicans seem to be doing everything they can to suppress voters and make voting more difficult.    Just look at Mississippi — one of a handful of Republican-led states that is r…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 7, 2020 at 10:01 PM

Add your name: Trump and VP Pence have failed the American people

Team,    Senator Kamala Harris is going to forcefully prosecute the case that Trump has failed us and Joe Biden is the reliable leader America needs right now.    That’s what Xavier told CNN’s John King ahead of tonight’s vice-presidential debate.    Add your name: Trump and VP Pen…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 6, 2020 at 10:50 PM

Conservatives suggest Supreme Court should "fix" its gay marriage ruling

Team,    We didn’t need the reminder, but yesterday we got one anyway — the progress we’ve made could be at risk at the Supreme Court:   NEWSWEEK “Conservative Supreme Court Justice[s]… argued in a Monday statement that the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationw…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
October 5, 2020 at 11:40 PM

The Supreme Court

NBC News: “Supreme Court begins new term, will decide fate of Obamacare — and maybe the election” Team,    Today, the Supreme Court began its new term — and this new session will decide the future of our country.    In just weeks I’ll be arguing at the Court to stop President Tru…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
October 2, 2020 at 10:22 PM

Protecting the election

Team,    Did you see Xavier’s email?    He secured a critical court victory to protect USPS this week, but Republicans aren’t done trying to attack a free and fair election.    We must stand in opposition to partisan attempts to close ballot drop-off locations, make voting diffic…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 8:54 PM

New York Post: Trump says elimination of Obamacare would be a 'big win for the USA'

Republicans are trying to stack the Supreme Court to END Obamacare Team,    Republicans are trying to stack the Supreme Court — and they are moving quickly to rip away our healthcare. President Trump is now saying that it would be a “big win” if the Court eliminated the entire Affordabl…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 12:42 AM

Court victory to protect USPS!

JUST IN: AP News: “Federal judge orders stop to U.S. Postal Service cuts after legal challenge from California, other states”   Team,    Big news: Today we secured a critical court victory blocking President Trump’s attempted changes to USPS.    We are stopping Trump’s lawless a…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 26, 2020 at 10:46 PM

Add your name: NO Supreme Court confirmation until inauguration

Team,    President Trump just announced his nominee for the Supreme Court.    Add your name: DEMAND Senate Republicans hold off on the confirmation until after the next presidential inauguration»   What the Republicans are rushing to do is simply unacceptable.    In America, we b…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 8:39 PM

NPR: "Trump Declines to Promise Peaceful Transfer of Power"

NPR: “Trump Declines to Promise Peaceful Transfer of Power After Election” Team,    What’s happening in our country right now isn’t normal. President Trump’s blatant disregard for our laws, values, and the United States Constitution is alarming.    Democratic Attorneys General…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 23, 2020 at 7:40 PM

Add your name: No new Supreme Court Justice before inauguration

Team,    What Senate Republicans are doing is wrong — and we can’t accept it without a fight.   In her final moments, Justice Ginsburg asked that the president elected on November 3 choose her successor. And that is exactly what we must demand now.   Add your name: Demand Senate…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 22, 2020 at 7:49 PM

Fwd: Supreme Court will decide whether Americans live or die

Team,    Did you see Xavier’s email?    The shameful Republican attempt to hastily fill Justice Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat could lead to the destruction of the entire Affordable Care Act — and rip away pre-existing condition protections from 133 million Americans. Not without a …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 21, 2020 at 11:19 PM

The Supreme Court will decide whether Americans live or die

Team,   The next Supreme Court Justice could cast the deciding vote on whether Americans live or die.   That’s because President Trump’s lawsuit to dismantle the entire Affordable Care Act will be heard at the Supreme Court exactly one week after the November election. I’m leading …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 19, 2020 at 9:07 PM

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Team,     Last night we lost a Giant of Justice. Our hearts grieve so deeply for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her family.     For everyone who believes in the American Dream, Justice Ginsburg was the Little Engine That Could — towering over those who sought to close doors or build walls …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 11:29 PM

The Republican backup plan

Team,     With enthusiasm for Joe Biden growing, Republican operatives are starting to get worried and reportedly already working on their backup plan:     If they lose the election, they will try to block a Biden administration every chance they get in the courts.     STOP the Rep…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 17, 2020 at 1:14 AM

CBS San Diego: "USPS mailers gave wrong election info"

CBS San Diego:   “US Postal Service mailers gave wrong election info for Californians”   Team,      This week we filed our latest legal argument in our lawsuit to protect the postal service.     We’re doing everything we can to swiftly resolve this case before November — and our…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 2:17 AM

Trump: "It will start getting cooler"

Team,    When Air Force One landed in California today, President Trump wasn’t just touring Sacramento — he was witnessing the glaring reality of the climate crisis up close.     In fact, no matter where he travels, our nation’s climate emergency will likely be there:     The West …
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 13, 2020 at 8:46 PM

Ted Cruz on the Supreme Court?

NPR: “Trump Adds Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton to List of Potential Supreme Court Picks”   Team,   I’ve spent the last 3 and a half years stopping Donald Trump in the courts. In my 100+ lawsuits against the President, I know how important the judicial branch is.    That’s why it’s so alarmi…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 10, 2020 at 1:42 AM

Add your name: Address the climate crisis before it's too late

Team,    Today we filed a new lawsuit to stop President Trump’s attempt to open up over 1,000,000 acres of the Arctic Refuge to oil drilling.    Our lawsuit comes at a time when across the country, the effects of climate change are impossible to ignore: Severe wildfires. Massive hur…
Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 10:42 PM

60 days

Team,    The most important election of our lives is exactly 60 days away. We need to defeat Donald Trump and flip the Senate.    We have a real chance of securing victory at the ballot box, especially in South Carolina where Senator Lindsey Graham’s opponent, Jaime Harrison, is tie…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
September 2, 2020 at 11:32 PM

Law and order

Team,   Donald Trump’s actions and antics are becoming increasingly erratic and illegal. He’s attacking our voting rights. Sowing hate and division. Floating conspiracy theories from the Oval Office.    The President needs to be stopped — and that’s exactly what Xavier is doing: Su…
Team Becerra · [email protected]
August 31, 2020 at 5:17 PM

Lawlessness

Team,    Did you see Xavier's email? Late last week he sued Donald Trump for the 100th time.    Trump claims to be a “law and order” president, but he’s the one who keeps breaking the law.   Xavier’s lawsuits are having a big impact and stopping Trump’s lawlessness.    If you’re…