California AG Xavier Becerra Will Deliver Dems’ Spanish-Language SOTU Response

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks to members of the media about the investigation of the shooting death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California on March 27, 2018. Clark, who was unarmed, was sho... California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks to members of the media about the investigation of the shooting death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California on March 27, 2018. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by police officers at his grandmother's home. / AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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In addition to former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will deliver an official Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address next week, congressional party leaders announced Tuesday.

Becerra will deliver a Democratic response in Spanish, Abrams will respond in English.

“I’m looking forward to addressing my fellow Americans on a day when truth, candor and unity should be the order of the day,” Becerra, who represented Californians in the House of Representatives for 24 years before becoming the state’s attorney general, said in a statement Tuesday.

“There is enough good going on in this country that we don’t need to hide behind misrepresentations to describe the State of our Union,” Becerra continued. “Americans work hard, we remain the hub of innovation, and we’ll fight to defend our liberties and the rule of law. The America I know is ready to fight to keep its healthcare, to root out public corruption, and treat everyone in our nation with respect. Democrats are ready to build a stronger Union.”

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  1. I’ll watch to count the number of times he could’ve substituted pendejo.

  2. Avatar for tpr tpr says:

    How does this work? Do he and Abrams give the same speech in different languages? Do they both just get the same talking points and produce their own final text?

    Just curious.

  3. Avatar for mymy mymy says:

    Yay! GO California!

  4. Press 1 if you think gawd and jeebus speak English only.

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