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Anyway, here's border wall: Trump comes to CA




TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump speaks during an inspection of border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018.
Donald Trump -- making his first trip to California as president -- warned there would be
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump speaks during an inspection of border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018. Donald Trump -- making his first trip to California as president -- warned there would be "bedlam" without the controversial wall he wants to build on the border with Mexico, as he inspected several prototype barriers. The trip to the "Golden State" -- the most populous in the country and a Democratic stronghold -- was largely upstaged by his own announcement that he had sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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This week on State of Affairs:

If you were playing Trump-in-California bingo, you could mark "blast Governor Brown" on your card. 

https://youtu.be/7bDg2Q8ojBI?t=2m36s

The President perused border wall prototypes and even took a few swipes at California's high taxes. 

In other news:

Conor Lamb chops his way through a close election in Pittsburgh, PA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxnrcJ3ORQg&t=19s

But did he do it by distancing himself from Nancy Pelosi?

Grab a coat...

...for all this shade. Amanda Renteria is calling on Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to step down over a decade-old dalliance. 

https://twitter.com/AmandaRenteria/status/974344587295666176

Will the move pay off? 

Jack Pitney, Roy P Crocker professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College doubts it:

She's hoping so, but without money, without a lot of name recognition, she has to do something really dramatic. Whether bringing up a story that's been public knowledge for more than a decade will do the trick — that's another issue. 

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