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Trump Administration Escalates Conflict with California Over Emissions Waiver

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into whether four automakers violated federal antitrust laws by reaching an emissions deal with California (password required). Read more here and here. Arnold Schwarzeneggar contends that the Trump administration’s move to revoke California’s waiver to regulate automobile emissions is hypocritical in light of the Republican Party’s traditional pro-business, states’ rights stance. Read more here.