Xavier Becerra - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Xavier Becerra

Latest Stories

gun_rights_lawsuit_85834.jpg

gun_rights_lawsuit_85834.jpg

FILE -- In this May 3, 2017 file photo is California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra, who took office in January after he was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown and is expected to run for reelection next year, was dealt a setback when a federal judge blocked a law set to take effect Saturday that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)

health_care_trump_07445.jpg

health_care_trump_07445.jpg

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks during a news conference at St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles on Thursday May 18, 2017. Democrats in California, New York and other states are trying to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. Becerra said that the states want to step into the case in federal court in Washington to protect care for millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

health_care_trump_70072.jpg

health_care_trump_70072.jpg

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra answers questions during a news conference at St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles on Thursday May 18, 2017. Democrats in California, New York and other states are trying to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. Becerra said that the states want to step into the case in federal court in Washington to protect care for millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

health_care_trump_32335.jpg

health_care_trump_32335.jpg

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks during a news conference at St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Democrats in California, New York and other states are trying to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. Becerra said that the states want to step into the case in federal court in Washington to protect care for millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

california_attorney_general_39669.jpg

california_attorney_general_39669.jpg

State Sen. Minority Leader Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, explains why she would not vote for the confirmation of Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., as the state's new attorney general, at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_56709.jpg

california_attorney_general_56709.jpg

State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, urges lawmakers to approve the nomination of Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., as the state's new attorney general, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_49938.jpg

california_attorney_general_49938.jpg

State Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, explains why he would not vote for the confirmation of Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., as the state's new attorney general, at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_90084.jpg

california_attorney_general_90084.jpg

State Sen. President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, takes a photo as the final votes are posted to confirm Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., as the state's new attorney general Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_87995.jpg

california_attorney_general_87995.jpg

State Sen. President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, urges lawmakers to approve the nomination of Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., as the state's new attorney genera Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_99304.jpg

california_attorney_general_99304.jpg

FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., responds to a lawmakers question during during his confirmation hearing before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General in Sacramento, Calif. In their first official action since Donald Trump became president, California lawmakers are poised vote Monday, Jan. 23, on confirming attorney general nominee, Becerra, who has vowed to defend the state’s liberal policies against the Trump administration and the Republican Congress. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

california_attorney_general_44468.jpg

california_attorney_general_44468.jpg

Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown, right, urges lawmakers to approve Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calf., left his nominee, for Attorney General, during a confirmation hearing before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra was nominated by Brown to fill the vacancy left by Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. By a 6-3 vote Becerra's nomination was approved.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_65107.jpg

california_attorney_general_65107.jpg

Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., makes an opening statement concerning his nomination for Attorney General, as Gov. Jerry Brown, right, looks on during a confirmation hearing before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra was nominated by Brown to fill the vacancy left by Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. By a 6-3 vote Becerra's nomination was approved.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_40199.jpg

california_attorney_general_40199.jpg

Gov. Jerry Brown, right, shakes hands with Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., Brown's nominee for Attorney General, during a confirmation hearing before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra was nominated by Brown to fill the vacancy left by Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. By a 6-3 vote Becerra's nomination was approved.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_64351.jpg

california_attorney_general_64351.jpg

Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee for Attorney General, responds to a lawmakers question during during his confirmation hearing before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra was nominated by Brown to fill the vacancy left by Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. By a 6-3 vote Becerra's nomination was approved.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_51073.jpg

california_attorney_general_51073.jpg

U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., left, laughs as at comment by Gov. Jerry Brown during his confirmation hearing for Attorney General before the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra was nominated by Brown to fill the vacancy left by Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. By a 6-3 vote Becerra's nomination was approved.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

california_attorney_general_26021.jpg

california_attorney_general_26021.jpg

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2010 file photo, Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., addresses the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Washington. California Gov. Jerry Brown has formally nominated Becerra to be California's next attorney general. The Democratic governor submitted Becerra's name to the Legislature Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, the same day Kamala Harris resigned from the attorney general post to take her seat in the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak,File)

127_2014_ap6423323268268201.jpg

127_2014_ap6423323268268201.jpg

Rep. Xavier Becerra, California Democrat. (Associated Press)

democrats-immigrationjpeg-06a4d_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

democrats-immigrationjpeg-06a4d_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., second from left, Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., left, and other House Democrats attend an immigration reform news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)