California Extends Anti-Trump Contract With Covington

Law firm, state leaders agree to 1-month extension.

, The Recorder


California’s Legislature has extended by four weeks its contract with Covington & Burling for guidance on challenging Trump administration policies. A spokesman for Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, confirmed on Monday that the $25,000-a-month contract, initially signed in January, will now run through the end of May.

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  • A. Rand

    Covington should be increasingly uncomfortable with its choice to reinstate the embarrassing Comrade Holder. Its corporate clients certainly are, and some are quietly beginning to move their business.

  • Katherine

    This is a sickening waste of taxpayer dollars. That the legislators in this broke state would choose to line the pockets of Eric Holder because they are selfish, whining babies, with TDS.

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