California governor calls rail funds cancellation 'political retribution' – live

California governor calls rail funds cancellation 'political retribution' – live
 

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The president’s war with the most populous state in the union, California, rattled on last night when the Department of Transportation announced plans to cancel $929m in federal grant funds for California’s high-speed rail project.
The state’s governor, Gavin Newsom, said the move was “political retribution” for California’s lawsuit against Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border. Expect fallout from the revoked funds and declared emergency to trickle on today.
Meanwhile, one of the many hoping to unseat the president in the... read more

 
20 February 2019 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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