President Trump on Tuesday slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) during his first visit to the state as president, saying Brown has done a terrible job running the state.
“I think Gov. Brown has done a very poor job running California,” Trump told reporters.
“They have the highest taxes in the United States. The place is totally out of control. You have ‘sanctuary cities,’ where they have criminals living in the sanctuary cities. And then the mayor of Oakland goes out and notifies when [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] ICE is going in to pick them up,” he said.
Trump is visiting the state to view prototypes for his proposed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He noted the wall’s construction while speaking to reporters.
“And if you don’t [have] safety, meaning if you don’t have this kind of wall, the drugs are pouring through in California, can’t do it,” he said.
(ARTICLE: THE HILL)
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