By Kartikay Mehrotra (excerpted) –

California, with its track record as the most litigious state against President Donald Trump’s agenda, still has plenty of momentum, according to its attorney general, who is digging in on everything from climate change to immigration.

Xavier Becerra has compiled an 18-3 case record in lawsuits challenging Trump, with dozens more cases still pending on behalf of the world’s fifth-largest economy. While Becerra is calling on Congress to aggressively push back against the president to relieve pressure on his office and other Democratic attorneys general, California’s top cop says his pipeline of forthcoming litigation will remain robust if Trump’s policies continue to threaten “the rule of law.”

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