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Top Clinton aide to run for California governor

Amanda Renteria, a longtime Democratic operative and the national political director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, has filed paperwork to run for California governor. Renteria, Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s … Click to Continue »

Former top Hillary Clinton aide Amanda Renteria enters race for California governor

Amanda Renteria, a top aide to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is stepping down from her post at the California attorney general’s office to run for governor, according to Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra. “I wish her a great deal of luck. I obviously hired her because I knew she was pretty capable,”...

Democratic AGs Take on Trump

“One year into the Trump presidency, the nation’s 22 Democratic state attorneys general — including ambitious up-and-comers like New York’s Eric Schneiderman, California’s Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts’ Maura Healey — have emerged as the shock troops of the Democratic resistance,” [...]

State attorney general says his office will oversee SFPD reforms after federal authorities back away

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra announced Monday that his office will oversee reforms at the San Francisco Police Department that were recommended by federal officials after the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to scale back a program that helped departments improve community relations....

California Sues Donald Trump Over Rollback Of Obama-Era Fracking Rule

"The risks of fracking to our health and to our environment are real," state Attorney General Xavier Becerra says.

California attorney general says he’ll prosecute employers who cooperate with immigration raids

During a news conference on Thursday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned that he would prosecute any employer who willingly cooperated with federal immigration raids on their businesses, slapping them with a $10,000 fine in some cases. His comments come amid threats by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials, who say they’re already upping their […]

California Threatens To Prosecute Businesses That Cooperate With ICE

Authored by Derek Hunter via The Daily Caller, Any business in California that cooperates with federal immigration officials will face prosecution, according to state Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Addressing rumors of raids by Immigration...Show More Summary

With Rumors of ICE Raids “Swirling,” CA Attorney General Threatens Employers, Feds

Who the heck does this guy think he is? California Attorney General Xavier Becerra held a press conference Thursday ostensibly to ensure the (illegal) immigrant community of their rights should Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) come knocking on their door. Show More Summary

California AG Vows to Prosecute Employers Who Help Federal Immigration Officers

Californias Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned businesses that they will be prosecuted for helping federal law enforcement officers with immigration sweeps.

CRAZED California AG Threatens CHARGES Against Employers Aiding ICE Raids On Illegal Aliens (VIDEO)

In a shocking admission Thursday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D-CA) threatened his office will charge employees cooperating with ICE raids on illegal aliens. Video credit: NTK Network  NTK reports: The Sacramento Bee’s Angela...Show More Summary

California A.G. Becerra: We used Trump's remarks against him

Xavier Becerra, California attorney general, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump's racist remarks and tweets can be used as evidence in court to...

California attorney general lauds DACA ruling

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Wednesday praised a ruling by a federal judge that blocks the Trump administration’s decision to end protections for an estimated 700,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children. “This is a huge step forward,” Becerra said...

“This can’t possibly be consistent with the First Amendment”

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

California is prosecuting a man under state electronic-harassment law for posting five insults on an Islamic Center’s Facebook page [Eugene Volokh] A court filing by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra denies that the insults are protected speech or that the law is unconstitutional as applied. Show More Summary

17 ways California sued the Trump administration in 2017

California has filed a double-digit number of lawsuits against the Trump administration since January. The latest came last week, when state Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat and longtime congressman … Click to Continue »

Xavier Becerra opens review into abuse claims by immigrants at Richmond jail

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said his office will review disturbing allegations of mistreatment by immigrant detainees at Richmond’s West County jail. The review will encompass conditions inside immigrant detention centers...Show More Summary

California sues ‘unscrupulous’ Orange County janitorial firm for wage theft, fraud

An Anaheim janitorial company servicing 80 major retail stores across Southern California paid its 150 workers just $400 a month, far below the minimum wage, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra charged Thursday.

State attorney general accuses retailer Curacao of unlawful business practices

Curacao, a Southern California electronics retailer that caters to Latinos, was accused of several unlawful business practices in a civil lawsuit filed by state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra. The practices harmed consumers and in some cases resulted in shoppers paying substantially more for products...

No, There’s No Excuse for ‘Conservative’ Shout-Downs

As Stanley Kurtz noted on Friday, pro-Trump protesters shouted-down California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and California State Assembly Leader Ian Calderon during an appearance at California’s Whittier College. This is a terrible...Show More Summary

Trumpers Shout Down Liberal Speakers at College

Stanley Kurtz, National Review: A disturbing report from FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) describes the shout-down of California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra and California State Assembly Leader Ian Calderon by Pro-Trump, MAGA hat-wearing protesters. Show More Summary

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