Watch Newsom announce plan to pull California National Guard troops from border

Gavin Newsom is withdrawing California National Guard troops from the Mexico border in a rebuke to President Donald Trump. Former governor Jerry Brown deployed the troops in April to help border patrol agents.
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Gavin Newsom is withdrawing California National Guard troops from the Mexico border in a rebuke to President Donald Trump. Former governor Jerry Brown deployed the troops in April to help border patrol agents.

Adam Ashton is The Bee’s Capitol Bureau Chief. He leads a team of reporters covering California politics and government. His assignments for The Bee and its sister papers have taken him from Merced to Baghdad since joining McClatchy in 2004.