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California Republican Lawmaker Explains Why He's Uncomfortable With Trump

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on June 2, 2016 in San Jose, California. Trump is campaigning in California ahead of the state's June 7 Republican primary. (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on June 2, 2016 in San Jose, California. Trump is campaigning in California ahead of the state's June 7 Republican primary. (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

California State Assemblyman Rocky Chavez represents a military-heavy district north of San Diego. Chavez himself is a former Marine and considered a run for Senate this year to replace Sen. Barbara Boxer.

But Chavez, who does not support Donald Trump, says he decided against a run because he was worried that Trump on the ticket would make it harder for a Republican to be elected statewide.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Assemblyman Chavez.

Guest

  • Rocky Chavez, Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing the state’s 74th assembly district. He tweets @AsmRocky.

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