California officials took their all-out war with the Trump administration to a new level this week; announcing their plans to give full health care to illegal immigrants living within the state and setting the stage for a legal showdown with the White House.
According to Politico, the proposal “builds” on Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015 policy that extended healthcare coverage to all of the state’s children; including those living in the country illegally.
“California has never waited for the federal government, or for a political climate, to be able to take leadership on a whole host of issues,” said the author of the bill.
“It would give Republicans relevance in California they would never have before,” said one political strategist, saying it would give the GOP a major boost heading into the 2018 midterms.
We are trying to address the fact that, whether you like it or not,” added the bill’s author, “our undocumented community needs the care, and we are paying for it anyway.”
The President met with California leaders last week who publicly “rebelled” against the state’s ‘Sanctuary Policies,’ saying his administration will do everything it can to keep “animal” gang members from remaining in the United States.