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State of Affairs: Democratic lawmakers prepare to take on Trump in the courts




Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, center, flanked by California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, walks to a meeting with Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, center, flanked by California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, walks to a meeting with Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif.
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There was a rare Eric Holder sighting in Sacramento this week.

The state has contracted the former US Attorney General to the tune of about $25,000 a month. His mission, should he choose to accept it: help lawmakers with legal challenges against the Trump Administration. 

But what he came to talk about isn't exactly clear. 

So, what is California getting for its money? 

Take Two put that question to KQED's Katie Orr and Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford. 

Press the blue play button above to hear the interview.