To sue California Attorney General vows, if Trump state revokes clean car waiver

nearvideo President Trump to California to raise money for the 2020 re-election effort

Four fundraising events in California in the next two days, the number of support reflect-Trump has to report in the Golden State; chief White House correspondent John Roberts.

The attorney General of the state of California on Tuesday vowed to sue the trump administration, when it’s forward the authority of the state moves with revocation to enforce stricter car-emission standards.

The Environmental Protection Agency (expected to be Wednesday’s Rollback of aspects of the Clean Air Act, the used in California for years, in order to meet its own requirements. By the repeal of the special waiver would mean that no state is to adopt more stringent pollution controls than the Federal government.

FILE: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, left, accompanied by Gov. Gavin Newsom, on the lawsuit the state has filed against the Trump administration, the new rules blocked “green cards” for many immigrants, the receive state support.

“While the White house producers and American families cling to the past, automotive cleaner cars,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hug said in a statement. “The evidence is irrefutable: today’s clean car standards are achievable, science-based, and a blessing for hardworking American families, and the public health.”

“You have no reason and no right to such a waiver,” Becerra added. “We are ready to fight for a future that will not understand they seem to be; we’ll see you in court, if they stand in the way.”

Gov. Gavin Newsom, are also weighed, to say that “California will not wait until the permission from Washington to protect the health and safety of children and families.

“While the White house has abdicated its responsibilities to the rest of the world to reduce emissions and combat global warming, California has intensified,” he wrote.

Newsom also accused the Trump management motivated by a “political vendetta”,” instead of “(learning) from California.”


The California authority of stricter emissions standards going back to the waiver issued by the Congress during the enactment of the Clean Air Act in 1970. The state has long adopted car manufacturers pushed to more fuel-efficient cars-vehicles emit less pollutants.

In California, an agreement struck earlier this year with four of the world’s largest car manufacturer, Ford, Honda, BMW, Volkswagen – bypass-Trump-administration of freeze-emissions and fuel economy standards, the Obama in the year 2021 levels.


Word of the EPA’s impending announcement comes as the President is in California on Tuesday for an overnight trip that includes the GOP fundraising events in the vicinity of San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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