UC Berkeley students at a campus anti-Trump demonstration last week.
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After protests resulted in the cancelation of a controversial speaker at UC Berkeley this week, President Trump tweeted a threat to withdraw federal funds from the university. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more on whether the threat could be carried out.
Two prominent state legislators from the Inland Empire -- one a Republican leader, the other a rising-star Democrat -- directed critical remarks toward President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several majority-Muslim nations. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
The California Senate wasted little time in responding to President Trump's executive order restricting entry into the U.S. from a handful of majority Muslim countries. The state Senate passed a non-binding resolution yesterday (Monday) that called the action unconstitutional, as Capital Public Radios' Ben Adler reports.
Along with protests at airports in Los Angeles and San Diego, demonstrators gathered at Ontario International Airport yesterday (Sunday) to show opposition to President Trump's executive orders suspending refugees from entering the country and restricting travel from a handful of Muslim-majority countries. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Approval has been given to start collecting signatures on a statewide ballot initiative that would ask voters if California should exit the U.S. and become it's own sovereign nation. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
California legislative Democrats promised steadfast defiance -- and GOPS expressed irritation -- as the Legislature officially put former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on retainer to represent California's interest in potential policy fights with the incoming Trump Administration. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford has more.