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California's top lawyer offers look inside Trump offensive

Jan 10, 2019 - Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When President Donald Trump revoked protections for young immigrants known as "Dreamers," California's top prosecutor, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, turned to a member of his office's civil rights section to craft the state's legal response.

Michael Newman, who now heads that section, recalled days of strategizing and drafting with "no defined barrier of day and night." Becerra led meetings from a wooden conference table in his Sacramento office with roughly a dozen...