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  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
May 27, 2020 at 10:55 PM

Add your name: Trump's Clean Car Standards rollback is deadly and bad for public health

Team,    Donald Trump doesn’t get it. It’s the President’s job to protect public health — not destroy it.    President Trump’s failed leadership during this crisis is inexcusable, and to make matters worse, he’s finalized his plan to gut President Obama’s clean car standards — a…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 9:33 PM

SF Chronicle: California sues EPA for suspending pollution enforcement during pandemic

SF Chronicle: California sues EPA for suspending pollution enforcement during coronavirus pandemic   Team,    President Trump is using this crisis to give his corporate buddies a “free pass” to pollute our air and water. At the moment when we need clean air most, the EPA has announc…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
May 19, 2020 at 1:42 AM

Trump's attempt to snatch $3.8 billion from the National Guard

Team,    Just as this public health crisis began to emerge, the Trump administration took action to divert $3.8 billion from the National Guard to illegally fund the President’s wasteful border wall.    Xavier is back in court, suing the administration for this latest illegal atte…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 2:54 PM

Add your name: Pledge to vote for Joe Biden + elect strong Democrats

Team,    There is no other way to say it: The November election is the most consequential of our lifetimes.    Today we face a crisis of outsized proportions, growing at a time when smart, prepared leadership would have gained us the upper hand. Incompetence has stinging consequ…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
May 11, 2020 at 11:35 PM

Donate to the Coronavirus Care Fund

Helping low-wage domestic workers Team,    As we face this public health and economic crisis of historic proportions, communities across the country are struggling. Many workers don’t have the resources they need to provide for their families — and some are ineligible to access gover…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
May 9, 2020 at 12:33 AM

Add your name: Stop Trump's attempt to end healthcare protections for 133,000,000 Americans

Team,    This week, Xavier submitted his opening Supreme Court argument to stop President Trump’s attempt to destroy the entire Affordable Care Act — and with it, American lives.    That’s right — during the worst public health crisis in over 100 years, the President of the United …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
April 29, 2020 at 7:29 PM

Tune in: Xavier joins DNC Chair Tom Perez

TODAY at 3 p.m. PDT | 6 p.m. EDT Team,    Tune in: Xavier is joining DNC Chair Tom Perez for an Instagram Live TODAY to discuss the stakes in the 2020 election and our work holding President Trump accountable.    Watch LIVE at 3 p.m. PDT today »     When: Today, April 29 …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 11:20 PM

Our planet's health is our health

Team,    Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.    While we work day and night to fight this pandemic, I want you to know that we’re not letting corporate polluters and President Trump off the hook for their anti-science agenda.    With the planet’s health and our own ine…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
April 17, 2020 at 11:14 PM

Add your name: Protect the ACA at the Supreme Court

Team,   Right now, healthcare is on all our minds. And while we fight to protect the health of our families, President Trump continues his court case to end the entire Affordable Care Act.    In a few months, Xavier will be at the Supreme Court fighting to stop him.    Add your na…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
April 1, 2020 at 11:29 PM

Video: My healthcare town hall remarks

Team,    Do not accept mediocrity.   In a country like America, there is no reason why our healthcare workers should go to work without the protection they need, why families can’t get tested for a virus, or why we lack ventilators to keep people alive.   We cannot accept medioc…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 23, 2020 at 10:27 PM

The ACA's 10th anniversary is today

Team,    Ten years ago today, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law.    Right now, the ACA matters more than ever before. In this new reality created by COVID-19, access to healthcare is fundamental for our families.    Over the last ten years, more than 133 mi…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 17, 2020 at 3:05 AM

An update on COVID-19

Team,   Your safety and well-being is my top priority. Today and every day.    During this public health emergency, I’m doing everything I can to keep your family safe.    California is working closely with our partners at the local and federal level. But we’re also pushing back …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
March 13, 2020 at 9:15 PM

Ghost guns

Time Magazine: “Authorities flagging rise of ghost guns, untraceable weapons” Team,   100 people are shot and killed in the United States every day.   From school shootings to domestic violence, this crisis impacts families in our communities in unimaginable ways. That’s why we’re …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
March 13, 2020 at 1:17 AM

We will defeat Trump

Healthcare. Gun violence. The climate crisis. Team,    Here are three facts about 2020 that are more true now than ever before:   FACT: We must keep our Democratic majority in the House to protect progress.    FACT: We must reclaim the Senate to pass meaningful federal legislation.…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 11, 2020 at 12:17 AM

News report: "Trump is getting trounced in the courts"

Team,    Turning off the lights. Not wasting. Using less. Conservation and environmentalism are born out of necessity for working families, like the one I grew up in.    These habits and values my parents shared with me, taught me to always protect the environment. And that’s exact…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 9, 2020 at 10:56 PM

The Hill: Trump's proposal to cut "about $1 trillion" from healthcare programs

Team,   President Trump is trying to destroy the Affordable Care Act in its entirety in federal court. But that’s not all — he’s trying to slash healthcare funding, too.     In his latest budget proposal, the President has proposed cutting healthcare programs by nearly $1 trillion: …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 5, 2020 at 11:42 PM

Another lawsuit to fight Trump's illegally-funded wall

Team,    We’ve filed a new lawsuit to block Trump’s attempt to illegally fund his wasteful wall.    President Trump may act like he’s above the law, but we know the truth: he isn’t.     We’re suing to stop Trump’s wasteful wall. Chip in $5 to stand with us now»   During his la…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
March 4, 2020 at 12:45 AM

Did you see? We're going to the Supreme Court

Team,    Did you see Xavier’s email yesterday? The Supreme Court announced it will hear our case to defend the entire Affordable Care Act from Trump’s attempt to repeal the life-saving law.    Xavier is fighting to protect over 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions — and…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
March 2, 2020 at 10:16 PM

We're headed to the Supreme Court to protect over 20,000,000 Americans

Washington Post:  BREAKING: Supreme Court will once again consider fate of the Affordable Care Act Team,    This just in: We’re headed to the Supreme Court to defend the entire Affordable Care Act.   Today, the nation’s highest court granted our request to hear the case we’re leadi…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 29, 2020 at 11:02 PM

Add your name: Keep the fight going to stop Trump's Endangered Species Act rollback

NY Times: U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act Team,   We were back in court this week to block the Trump administration’s attempt to roll back the Endangered Species Act.    As the climate crisis continues to take a toll on our planet, precious wildlife and ecosystems …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 28, 2020 at 11:39 PM

A real failure in leadership

Team,    It was just last week that President Trump flew into California to rake in big checks from Republican mega-donors. The Los Angeles Times reports that the President charged up to $250,000 a ticket to take photos with him at a golf club.    With so much happening right now, ou…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 28, 2020 at 12:43 AM

75 lawsuits against Trump

Team,    Over the past week, we’ve filed four new lawsuits against President Trump. That means we’ve now sued the Trump administration 75 times to protect our people, values, and resources.   California is holding President Trump accountable for his illegal actions — 75 times. Chip …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 26, 2020 at 11:42 PM

Grist Magazine calls our environmental justice bureau "unique and possibly first-of-its-kind"

Team,    Toxic oil drilling in Latino neighborhoods. Worsening droughts in rural communities. Tainted water in African American households.    Climate change and pollution impact all of us — but these deadly forces particularly hurt communities of color and low-income neighborhoods. …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 25, 2020 at 12:44 AM

CNN: Federal court allows abortion-referral restriction to go into effect

Team,    Today a top court issued a very troubling decision that greenlights President Trump’s Gag Rule — gutting Title X funding for health providers like Planned Parenthood that offer, or even mention, abortion services.    CNN: Federal appeals court allows abortion-referral restri…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 22, 2020 at 6:04 PM

Add your name: Fight Trump's plan to cut EPA funding

CBS News: Trump's $4.8 trillion budget proposal includes 26% cut to EPA Team,    For the 4th year in a row, President Trump has proposed devastating cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. The 4th time isn’t the charm.    Add your name: Oppose Trump’s dangerous at…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 20, 2020 at 6:03 PM

Christy Smith

Team,    In 2016, we rallied.    In 2018, a blue wave rolled across the country.    And in 2020, with our healthcare and future on the line, we must make sure Democrats keep the majority in the U.S. House.   That’s one of many reasons why I’m supporting Assemblymember Christy …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 19, 2020 at 11:02 PM

Add your name: Oppose Trump's cuts to food stamps

Team,    The Trump administration continues to move forward with its plan to cut over half a million Americans from food stamps. We must stand in opposition:    Add your name: Stop this cruel attack on families» Reuters: “Trump administration moves to remove 700,000 people from f…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 17, 2020 at 6:05 PM

Nearly 70 lawsuits

Team,    Tomorrow, President Trump is expected to fly into California. Today, I’m asking you to stand with us in our fight to hold him accountable. Here’s why:   While President Trump is busy collecting campaign cash from wealthy Republican mega-donors, we’re taking him to court. Un…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 15, 2020 at 10:34 PM

Trump is visiting

CBS News Los Angeles: Trump To Make Rare Visit To California For Fundraising Event   Team,    President Trump is headed to California to fundraise for his re-election campaign next week.    It was just a few weeks ago that he was bashing our state during the State of the Union, …
  [email protected] · [email protected]
February 15, 2020 at 1:15 AM

Daily Kos: "Democratic states are fighting Trump, and winning"

Team,    The progressive outlet Daily Kos recently wrote that state attorneys general like Xavier are “fighting Trump, and winning, at an unprecedented level.”    And they’re right. The policies out of the White House are a real threat, but Xavier and his fellow Democratic attorneys…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 12, 2020 at 10:50 PM

Add your name: Toxic pesticides should be labeled

Team,    A farmworker laboring in the Central Valley. A child playing in her front yard. A grandfather taking in a deep breath outside.    These Californians — and all our families — shouldn’t be unknowingly exposed to toxic chemicals that are known to cause cancer.    That’s why…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 11, 2020 at 11:14 PM

Add your name: Women should have equal rights under the law

Team,   It’s 2020 — not 1920, yet women still don’t have equal rights under the Constitution.    That’s simply unacceptable. And it’s time for that to change.    Add your name: Congress must clear the path for the Equal Rights Amendment»   Today, we joined a coalition of 20 att…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
February 11, 2020 at 12:46 AM

NY Times: Trump's budget would cut affordable housing efforts, food stamps, Medicaid

Team,   The Trump administration released its new budget proposal today, and it’s as disastrous as you might imagine:  New York Times: “[Trump’s budget proposal] includes a familiar list of deep cuts to student loan assistance, affordable housing efforts, food stamps and Medicaid……
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 9, 2020 at 7:54 PM

Trump's big lie

Team,    This week, President Trump repeated one of his most outrageous lies:    During his State of the Union address, he lied to the American people and said, “We will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions.” This is false.    Add your name now: Don’t take away pr…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 5, 2020 at 10:43 PM

Trump acquitted

Team,    Impeachment is over. The U.S. Senate just acquitted President Trump.   But we haven’t been waiting for Congress to hold this President accountable — we’re taking him on in court every day. And that work is now more important than ever.    We’re suing Trump — and winning. …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 5:34 PM

Walls to tear down

Team,    A year ago today, I delivered the Spanish language response to President Trump’s State of the Union address — but our work holding Trump accountable is not over.    Congresswoman Veronica Escobar — an outspoken critic of President Trump and one of the first two Latina membe…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 1:54 AM

Add your name: No cuts to Medicare or Medicaid

Team,    The Trump administration doesn’t seem to understand its own healthcare policy. During a 2020 campaign stop in Iowa, a doctor recently confronted Vice President Mike Pence about the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to Medicaid — but the Vice President couldn’t explain.   …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
January 31, 2020 at 10:33 PM

Trump's wall is falling over

Team,    Did you see that the border wall is back in the news? Probably not for the reasons President Trump would like: Some might interpret this as a striking metaphor for Trump’s attempt to build new stretches of his “Great Wall.” It simply won’t stand.     Stand with us. …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 31, 2020 at 2:15 AM

Attacks on California won't be tolerated

Team,   We sent a clear message to executives on Wall Street today: If you plan to undermine the health and safety of women and families — think again.   Today, we secured a $344 million judgment against the corporate giant Johnson & Johnson for their deceptive marketing practi…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
January 30, 2020 at 1:51 AM

Add your name: Oppose Trump's prolonged detention of migrant children

  Team,   Today we led a coalition of 19 states and Washington D.C. in formally opposing Trump’s cruel plan to detain migrant children for prolonged periods of time.    Add your name: Migrant children deserve to be treated with care and compassion»   Impeachment. The …
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 29, 2020 at 12:55 AM

The Muslim travel ban

Team,   The upcoming election is the most consequential in our lifetime — and this week marks an anniversary reminding us why:    It was three years ago yesterday that President Trump signed his Muslim travel ban — banning people from coming to our nation if they are from cert…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 27, 2020 at 11:56 PM

CBS News: Supreme Court greenlights Trump's "public charge" rule

Team,   This just in — the Supreme Court has issued a decision allowing President Trump to begin implementing his cruel public charge rule.    We can’t back down from Trump’s attacks on immigrants. Chip in $5 to stand with us now. »   The public charge rule cruelly targe…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
January 26, 2020 at 6:27 PM

Sign Xavier's birthday card!

Team — it’s Xavier’s birthday today!    Xavier doesn’t like to make a big deal about his birthday, but we still want to do something special for him.     Will you help us celebrate by signing Xavier’s card today? We’re hoping to have all of his friends and supporters sign before toni…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
January 25, 2020 at 10:20 PM

More Arctic drilling?

Team,    There are plenty of things we need more of, but here’s one thing we don’t: More oil drilling in the Arctic.    Despite the clear threats to wildlife and our environment, the Trump administration is moving forward with its Big Oil-backed plan to expand oil and gas leasing…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
January 25, 2020 at 12:52 AM

The Hill: Trump threatens to cut California health funding

Team,    President Trump is once again attacking California — this time he’s threatening to cut our healthcare funding because of a well-established state policy requiring insurance plans to cover women’s reproductive healthcare.     We’re ready to fight this new attack. Chi…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 22, 2020 at 9:19 PM

Team, on its 47th anniversary, sign your name to protect Roe v. Wade

Team,    47 years ago today, the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade — affirming a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion without government overreach.    Nearly two generations later, that liberty remains under threat. In attempt after attempt, Republican lawmakers and anti…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 22, 2020 at 12:28 AM

Add your name: End Citizens United

Team,   Ten years ago today, the Supreme Court issued the Citizens United decision, allowing unlimited corporate cash to influence our elections.    A decade later, it’s time for the wealthy special interests to shutdown their never-ending ATM machine:    Add your name: Corpora…
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
January 18, 2020 at 9:04 PM

USA Today: California sues over plan to open land to fracking

Team,    When a child with asthma can’t breathe because of dirty air, it’s a serious problem.    And when Republicans in Washington roll back environmental protections making the problem worse, it’s unacceptable.   We're taking action to protect our health and environment — we j…
  Xavier Becerra · [email protected]
January 17, 2020 at 12:04 AM

Trump wants to kick 700,000 people off food stamps. We just sued to stop him.

Team,    Today, we filed a new lawsuit to block the Trump administration’s heartless plan to cut over half a million Americans from food stamps. No one should be forced to choose between the food on their table and paying rent.      Stand with us in fighting Republican attacks …
  Team Becerra · [email protected]
January 16, 2020 at 1:26 AM

Add your name: Block Trump's dangerous fossil fuel transport plan

Block Trump's new proposal to transport highly hazardous fossil fuels through our communities Team,    Nothing is more important than the safety of our families. That’s why Xavier is opposing the Trump administration’s new proposal to transport flammable and highly hazardous fossil …