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California’s attorney general is waging war against Trump. These are the battlefronts

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Illustration: President Trump and the California bear.
(Edel Rodriquez / For The Times)

California has become a flag bearer in the nationwide resistance to Trump administration policies on immigration, the environment, regulation, government ethics and healthcare policy. The state has filed dozens of lawsuits challenging Trump policies and initiatives, added its voice to the resistance via friend-of-the-court briefs in many other cases, enacted legislation to protect interests its leaders feel have been abandoned by Trump, and implemented administrative policies to protect what Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra calls “California values.”

Here’s a list of many of the most important legal steps Becerra has taken, often in conjunction with other states. »

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