Oil and Chemical Spills

California is right to close its door to offshore drilling — Trump can't be trusted with our beaches

California is right to close its door to offshore drilling — Trump can't be trusted with our beaches

President Trump was the clincher: He wants more offshore oil drilling, so forget it. California is right to put up the barricades.

This guy just can’t be trusted. He shows no respect for history or the truth. No way should California place its beautiful beaches in his soiled hands.

One of this president’s latest head-shakers, after all, was to claim in a newspaper interview that Andrew Jackson “was really angry” about the Civil War. “He said, ‘There’s no reason for this.’ ”

But Jackson had been dead 16 years before the first shot was fired.

Further wounding himself, Trump added: “Why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have been worked out?”

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