(CNN)California Gov. Gavin Newsom slammed the Trump administration and Republicans for their “complete silence on state’s rights, but also free enterprise” in light of President Donald Trump’s decision to curtail state-set emissions standards.
“They’re calling private sector corporations to the mat and threatening them,” Newsom, a Democrat, told CNN’s Don Lemon on Wednesday night on “CNN Tonight.”
“I don’t think this, I know this from the personal conversations I’ve had and by the actions of the Department of Justice,” he continued. “What happened to the Republican Party?”