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Governor Gavin Newsom Announces He’s Using His Emergency Powers To Wish For More Emergency Powers

Governor Gavin Newsom Announces He’s Using His Emergency Powers To Wish For More Emergency Powers SACRAMENTO, CA—According to sources, California Governor Gavin Newsom was beginning to panic as California’s state of emergency was set to expire on June 15th and, along with it, Newsom’s emergency powers. “Bossing people around with my awesome emergency powers is my only reason […]

Gavin Newsom Tries To Woo Californians Back By Disguising State As Texas

BLYTHE, CA—In a last-ditch effort to lure fleeing residents back to the state of California, Governor Gavin Newsom has decided to disguise his state as Texas. Witnesses claim to have seen the desperate governor in a cowboy hat, speeding along the border, slapping “TEXAS” stickers on all the road signs. Sources also say Newsom hired consultants to give […]

Bears, Fox News and ‘Houdini’: Newsom escaping as Republicans fail to break momentum

California political strategists say Republicans need an injection of energy as trends cut in Newsom’s favor. Residents have begun to resume their normal lives as businesses reopen and restrictions ease, thanks to widespread vaccine access and continued infection declines in the state. “Gavin Newsom is a political Houdini — he almost always manages to narrowly […]

Gavin Newsom After San Jose Mass Shooting: Gun Control Still Works

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) responded to Wednesday’s San Jose firearm-based attack by claiming that California gun control still works. Newsome tweeted: “Some people (…meaning the GOP and NRA) like to point to horrific shootings like yesterday’s and say CA’s strict gun laws don’t work. The reality is that is simply not true.” He then went back […]

For Newsom’s Recall Challengers, Communication Is Key

A formidable task lies ahead for the ballooning number of candidates aiming to run against Gov. Gavin Newsom in California’s upcoming recall election: How do they reach the state’s 22 million voters as quickly and effectively as possible? One obvious answer—social media—is only part of the overall strategy. “A recall election happens during a compressed period […]

Gov Newsom Offers $1.5 Million Lottery To Vaccinated Residents in California

California has become the latest US state to offer big prizes in an effort to ‘motivate’ people to receive a coronavirus vaccination. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Thursday that the state will be offering $1.5 million cash prizes to “10 lucky Californians” who become vaccinated against virus. Getting more Californians vaccinated is how we […]

Newsom Announces Sweepstakes Where 5 Lucky Winners Get To Move Out Of California

SACRAMENTO, CA—Governor Newsom has announced a lottery sweepstakes where five lucky vaccinated Californians will be allowed to leave California for a better state. Each winner, chosen at random, will get a free U-Haul rental and a nice property in another state of their choice, no questions asked. “Do you want to leave this hellhole? Then […]

Newsom’s spending binge reshapes California recall election

A fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California’s emerging recall election, allowing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending as he looks to fend off Republicans who depict him as a foppish failure. The governor spent much […]

‘There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!’ Shouts Gavin Newsom Dressed As Prospector In Attempt To Bring People Back To California

‘There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!’ Shouts Gavin Newsom Dressed As Prospector In Attempt To Bring People Back To California SACRAMENTO, CA—After suffering its first population decline in recorded history, California’s governor Gavin Newsom took up his pickaxe and headed for the hills to do the one thing left in his power to bring people […]

Newsom wants to hand out cash before California recall election

“It’s very significant, and it dovetails into the general perception that we are coming out of the pandemic, the worst is behind us, the future looks brighter as evidenced by the checks the public will soon receive,” former Gov. Gray Davis, who was recalled in 2003, said in an interview Monday. “It all flows into […]

Newsom’s AG pick will test California’s mood on criminal justice

Bonta enters as one of the nation’s most liberal attorneys general and has repeatedly spoken about a lack of trust between law enforcement and the communities they police. His ascension comes as reform-minded prosecutors have come to power around California and the country and ignited a fierce battle with from law enforcement. Bonta is allied […]

Newsom may have to decide whether to sanction heroin injection sites

“The Democrats are the party of enablers right now — and at taxpayer expense,” Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, who called the sites “drug dens,” said in a statement Thursday after his chamber narrowly approved CA SB 57 (21R). FILE – In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, speaks […]

‘NO MORE AUTHORITARIAN BS:’ Caitlyn Jenner Vows to Replace Newsom as California Gov.

Caitlyn Jenner has officially entered the race to become California’s next Governor, and has vowed to put an end to Gavin Newsom’s authoritarian reign of terror. The Olympic decathlete and reality TV star announced she would “put an end to Gavin Newsom’s disastrous time as governor” in a statement released Friday after filing paperwork to […]

Can Gavin Newsom make California Republicans great again?

They believe the recall election lends a platform to make their case both to would-be voters and prospective donors who had written off California as a lost cause. The intense national attention on the race gives Republicans a high-visibility pulpit to present their vision in what will be the most prominent election in the U.S. […]

Newsom recall deflates progressive dreams

The governor last fall asked state lawmakers to send him a fracking ban, but that was well before the recall became a real possibility. Newsom said this year he still supported the idea; environmentalists, however, say he did nothing to muscle it through the Capitol, and some suspect he preferred to avoid having to deal […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a warning for Gavin Newsom

But Schwarzenegger, 73, warns that there are plenty of similarities between California’s history-making populist movements nearly two decades apart, and that elected officials ignored them at their peril. “It’s pretty much the same atmosphere today as it was then,” Schwarzenegger, the 38th governor of California, said in an interview this week. “There was dissatisfaction, to […]

Steyer polls the Newsom recall — offering himself as an alternative

The poll comes as 58 county registrars in California now work to verify whether the recall of Newsom has the 1.5 million valid voter signatures needed to qualify for a fall recall election. While Steyer opposes the recall, saying in a statement that it was “a clear attempt by the GOP to take back control […]

AP Interview: Newsom admits mistakes in 1st reopening

California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged mistakes in communicating with the public last year before the first loosening of coronavirus restrictions led to an early summer spike in cases, a harsh lesson “that we reflect upon all the time” as the nation’s most populous state again embarks on a broad reopening. The Democratic governor also said […]

Report: Overwhelming Majority of Signatures to Recall Gruesome Newsom Are From DEMOCRATS

California Governor Gavin Newsom is about to become the latest high-profile Democrat to be forced out of office after his unconstitutional lockdown orders have angered even his most ardent supporters. In Los Angeles County, three times as many Democrats have signed the petition to recall Newsom as did Republicans. You can unsubscribe any time. By […]

Newsom will appoint Black woman if Feinstein retires early

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he’d appoint a Black woman to replace U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein if she retires before her term is up in 2024. “We have multiple names in mind and the answer is yes,” he said during a interview on MSNBC s “The ReidOut” when asked if he would name a […]

Poll: California Is Split on Gov. Gavin Newsom Recall Effort

California residents are split on seeing Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) recalled, according to a poll released by Nexstar Media Group and Emerson College polling. Californians were asked a series of questions on Newson’s performance and about the recall effort looming closer as more signatures are gathered. Between March 12-14, 2021, more than 1,000 registered voters were surveyed, […]

Newsom: ‘Number One Grievance’ of Recall ‘Was the Browning of California’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) stated that “this recall, that’s likely to end up on the ballot pre-dated the pandemic. And the number one grievance was the browning of California, immigration.” Newsom said, “California, one of the reasons this recall is happening, this — by the way this […]

California Governor Gavin Newsom Launches ‘Stop the Republican Recall’

California Governor Gavin Newsom kicked off an effort to save his administration on Monday, called “Stop the Republican Recall.” Newsom is facing a likely recall, given that opponents have collected over 2 million signatures before the Mar. 17 deadline. They needed about 1.5 million to force a recall; hundreds of thousands of additional signatures were […]

CA Governor Gavin Newsom Claims Recall Is Unjustified

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has admitted that he made mistakes in his handling of the coronavirus pandemic but insists the recall effort against him is unjustified. Newsom claims that the recall has more to do with politics than the public health crisis. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of […]

Former Stockton Mayor Tubbs joins Newsom as economic adviser

“The governor and I are in agreement that economic gains and opportunity have to be broadly shared,” Michael Tubbs said. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo OAKLAND, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom has tapped former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, nationally known for his work on universal basic income, to become an adviser on income inequality, child poverty […]

Newsom offers recall defense in atypical State of the State

“Even as we grieve, let’s allow ourselves to dream of brighter days ahead,” Newsom said, heralding an approaching time when listeners could “visit your parents again, go to your daughter’s basketball game, show up for shift work without fearing infection.” Unlike Newsom’s first two State of the State speeches, the Tuesday evening address contained few […]

Gavin Newsom’s State of the State: ‘I Have Made Mistakes … but We Own Them’

LOS ANGELES, California — California Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his annual “State of the State” address from an empty Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, hoping to rally support as he faces a likely recall election in the coming months. Newsom struck an optimistic tone, noting that the state’s coronavirus numbers were improving. And he admitted […]

Too little, too late? Schools deal may not alter Newsom recall politics

Those dynamics have created a political imperative for Newsom to show progress. While he hailed a deal Monday for “creating conditions where we expect in-person instruction,” political observers said the legislation itself might not yield quick dividends for the embattled governor. The general reaction seems to be less a celebration than a shrug for now, […]

Ric Grenell Takes on CA Gov. Gavin Newsom, Calls for Term Limits in CPAC Speech

Former Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell took on embattled California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a potential recall, and the D.C. political establishment during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday. “In America, I think there’s a real value in seriously considering term limits for our elected officials,” Grenell […]

California Democrats scramble to fight Newsom recall, close ranks

The message must be “about why even unhappy Californians should not sign these poisonous petitions,” he said in an interview. “Our collective action should be all about reducing signatures that would create this political chaos.” But time is running out, he conceded. “It’s really about the next 30 days,” when the recall campaign must show […]

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