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Trump Uses California Trip to Double Down on Immigration Fight

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Trump speaks during an event at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego on March 13.
Trump speaks during an event at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego on March 13.Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

It didn’t take long for Donald Trump to add insult to injury in the administration’s fight with California over its protections for undocumented immigrants.

Trump used his first trip to the state as president to rail against California’s resistance to immigration rules, saying in a tweet that the “sanctuary policies are illegal and unconstitutional.” California Governor Jerry Brown has been just as aggressive, calling the administration “full of liars.”