Brown Omits $6 Billion Cost Overrun in Bullet-Train Pitch to Trump

California governor Jerry Brown’s half-mocking push to win President Donald Trump’s affection for the state’s $10.6 billion-dollar bullet-train failed to mention that the project is projected to cost at least $6 billion more than originally planned, according to a new estimate consultants on the project announced Friday. 

U.S. Justice Department Sues California Over ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department sued the state of California over so-called “sanctuary” policies that try to protect illegal immigrants against deportation, ramping up a confrontation over whether local police should enforce federal law.