Resistance doomed? Secession move could result

■ Thomas D. Elias / Columnist Since the Civil War, no state has resisted the policies of a single President more than California today as it fights to fend off many measures President Trump and his cabinet have ordered. From smog control to sales of federal lands, immigration policy to oil drilling, health care, census questions and much more, California is doing all it can to avoid going along with Trump, the second President of the last three to have been elected with a minority popular vote and only the fourth ever to reach office in that dicey manner. As of mid-April, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra had filed 32 lawsuits

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