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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 […]

Cuomo and Newsom symbolize the rot of corporate democrats — and the dire need for progressive populism

The governors of New York and California — the most populous states led by Democrats — now symbolize how slick liberal images are no substitute for genuinely progressive priorities. After 10 years as New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo is facing an uproar over revelations that his administration intentionally and drastically undercounted the deaths from COVID in nursing homes. Meanwhile, […]

Newsom shifts into defense mode as California recall takes shape

In the latest bad sign for Newsom, the windfall has enabled proponents to hire paid signature gatherers, who are getting $3.70 per signature, she said. “After the first week, they came back and said they didn’t know it would be so easy,” Dunsmore said, adding the professionals are expected to produce as many as 100,000 […]

President Joe Biden Opposes California Recall of Gavin Newsom

President Joe Biden opposes the effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom (D), according to a tweet by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to sharing a commitment to a range of issues with @GavinNewsom from addressing the climate crisis to getting the pandemic under control, @POTUS clearly opposes any […]

Big Trump donors converge on Newsom recall

Some of the biggest donors to the recall effort also bankrolled Trump’s 2020 campaign. They include Beverly Hills real estate developer Geoff Palmer, who has shelled out $150,000 to the anti-Newsom campaign, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist Douglas Leone who, with his wife Patricia Perkins-Leone, have given nearly $100,000. Retired construction equipment executive Howard Groff […]

His polls are sinking. Democrats are mobilizing. The Newsom recall just got real.

“We can’t risk opening the door to some new administration that would be far less prepared to get people vaccinated and far less committed to protecting health care,” Rosselli said, adding that he had spoken with other labor leaders and hoped to win over “some friends that could make some significant contributions.” Two of the […]

As California Reopens, Judge Upholds Democrat Gov. Newsom’s Ban on Indoor Church Services

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom’s prohibiting churches and other houses of worship from holding indoor services did not discriminate against people of faith for practicing their beliefs and said preventing the spread of the coronavirus took precedent. “It is difficult to see how […]

RECALL NEWSOM: California Governor Forced to Ease Lockdown One Week After Biden Inauguration

California Governor Gavin Newsom is set to ease the lockdown across the entire state this week based on data that’s not publicly available, leading some to accuse him of playing politics with people’s lives. “Multiple sources tell me Governor Newsom will lift the stay at home order on all regions in California tomorrow,” tweeted journalist […]

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