Wednesday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government would be suing California over several of the state’s laws passed to block federal immigration law enforcement.
Speaking to the 26th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day Hosted by the California Peace Officers’ Association, Sessions promised the gathered officers that the Trump administration fully supported their efforts to maintain law and order in California.
Sessions also expressed solidarity with California’s law enforcement officers and thanked them for the hard work they did every single day.
However, he explained that the political leaders in California had made the work of law enforcement more dangerous, by embracing ‘sanctuary’ policies and passing laws that handcuffed the state’s police forces. Interestingly the Obama Administration sued Arizona because it was helping the federal govt. enforce immigration law. The Trump administration is suing California for restricting the enforcement of immigration law.
While Sessions argued