Letitia “Tish” James, the Democrat elected as New York state attorney general, will have the power starting in January to direct the state’s litigation strategy against federal actions, state issues and more. But what will she do with it?

During the campaign James left no mystery as to her plans to use the office as a tool to take on President Donald Trump and Trump administration policies. It’s the same approach current Attorney General Barbara Underwood and her predecessor, former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, have taken since Trump was elected in 2016.

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