California Gov. Gavin Newsom Accuses Trump of 'Fear-Mongering' in Major Speech
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"They owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars".
"For those who want to walk away: Abandoning high-speed rail means we will have wasted billions of dollars with nothing but broken promises and lawsuits to show for it. Whole project is a "green" disaster!"
Within the hour, Newsom had responded, tweeting that the President's post was "fake news".
"Fake news", Newsom wrote on Twitter. "We need to move ahead into the 21st", another added. This is [California's] money, allocated by Congress for this project.
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Newsom at his State of the State Address on Tuesday put the brakes on the $77 billion high speed project, an endeavor that voters authorized at the ballot box in 2008 with a plan to connect Los Angeles to San Francisco. The decision to derail the most ambitious parts of the line contrasts with proposals from Congressional Democrats in Washington to boost taxpayer funding on a sweeping package of climate-change measures unveiled by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that would boost funding for high-speed rail across the U.S.
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Addressing the Legislature and state officers for the first time, Newsom used the 43-minute speech to say his fledgling administration is prepared to make "tough calls" on the beleaguered projects, two of the largest public works efforts ever undertaken by the Golden State. "I wish there were", said Newsom, according to SFGate.com.
Gavin Newsom (L) is sworn in as governor of California by California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye (R) as Newsom's wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom (C), watches on January 7, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
Construction on the rail line began in 2015 in Fresno under Phase One, and since then crews have been working on 119-mile (191-kilometer) stretch in the Central Valley.
Former California state Assemblyman Chuck Devore appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday to discuss the fate of the high-speed rail project. President Barack Obama's administration did provide $3.5 billion in stimulus funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but the project otherwise saw little additional outside financial support. "And now they are in material breach of their agreement with the federal government".
During the address, he said that, while he respects the vision of his predecessors Gov.
"I do not support the WaterFix as now configured", Newsom said of the estimated $17 billion water project to build two massive tunnels underneath the state's most important estuary.
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Slovakia on Tuesday he hoped for "substantial progress" in Hanoi . Richard Blumenthal of CT said the first meeting led to "a stark and stunning lack of any action [or] progress".
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