By Barnini Chakraborty
February 7, 2017
Tensions between the Trump administration and California leaders are escalating into an all-out political war, as Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies vow to fight the president tooth-and-nail over everything from sanctuary cities to environmental policies.
President Trump fired the latest shot when he threatened to "defund" unspecified programs over California's push to become a "sanctuary state." In an interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, he criticized California lawmakers for pursuing a statewide law to limit local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities.