Washington, D.C. – César J. Blanco, political director of the Latino Victory Project, issued the following statement after the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as the next California attorney general.

“We congratulate Xavier Becerra on his confirmation as California’s next attorney general. Xavier is a remarkable public servant who has demonstrated a commitment throughout his career to serve the Latino community, as both a state legislator and a Member of Congress. Xavier will be the strong and fearless attorney general that our community needs to defend against attacks from the Trump administration. Working families in California, and across the country, will be protected thanks to his work and dedication. We are confident that Xavier will lead the fight to ensure that everyone is treated fairly under the law.”