GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox on separating families and the gas tax repeal

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, blasts a recent gas tax increase during a news conference Monday, June 18, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Cox is the chairman of a campaign to repeal the gas tax increase and faces Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in November. Cox is flanked by Carl DeMaio, left, chairman of Reform California, and Jon Coupal, right, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Filling up the tank may get cheaper for Californians if the gas tax repeal gains the support of the sunny state’s residents this November.

The ballot initiative, which would remove the 12-cent per gallon added charge approved in last year’s election, was a huge victory for Republicans in the primary and has been a pillar in GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox’s campaign.

Cox, a co-chairman of the effort, joined host Ethan Bearman to speak on why he is so passionate on the issue, in addition to sharing the matters he will be focusing on should he gain a seat in Sacramento. Bearman also took the interview as an opportunity to put the Trump-endorsed governor hopeful in the hot seat to find out where he stood on the president’s controversial zero tolerance policy.

Listen to their conversation below to find out his answer!


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