Trump sees ‘revolution’ in California over sanctuary law

Trump sees ‘revolution’ in California over sanctuary law
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President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham: 'I could not disagree more' with Trump support of Afghanistan troop withdrawal GOP believes Democrats handing them winning 2022 campaign Former GOP operative installed as NSA top lawyer resigns MORE sees a "revolution" in California over so-called sanctuary city laws, writing in an early-morning tweet on Wednesday that residents of the state are tired of policies "breeding" crime and violence.

The president also said California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is "backing out" of his plan to send national guard troops to the border.


"There is a Revolution going on in California. Soooo many Sanctuary areas want OUT of this ridiculous, crime infested & breeding concept," Trump tweeted. "Jerry Brown is trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border, but the people of the State are not happy. Want Security & Safety NOW!"

The tweet is Trump's second targeting the governor, with the president accusing Brown on Tuesday of "not looking for safety and security" after his decision to limit the powers of the National Guard was announced.

"Looks like Jerry Brown and California are not looking for safety and security along their very porous Border," Trump tweeted Tuesday. "He cannot come to terms for the National Guard to patrol and protect the Border. The high crime rate will only get higher. Much wanted Wall in San Diego already started!"

Acting Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello told reporters earlier this week that Brown found the immigration-related tasks the Trump administration wanted Guard members doing were "unsupportable."

"We’ve got a signal from the governor that he’s not participating,” Vitiello told reporters Monday, but added that "there will be other missions that we’re planning for the future state of this operation and so we’ll continue to see if those fit better."