California Governor Gavin Newsom took to Twitter to say he will not be distracted by the recall effort. Though he claims he's not distracted, he's definitely concerned.
There was a campaign called "Stop the Republican Recall" led by the governor and his political allies. According to the website, the recall has been led by “a partisan, Republican coalition of national Republicans, anti-vaxxers, QAnon conspiracy theorists, anti-immigrant activists, and Trump supporters.”
I won’t be distracted by this partisan, Republican recall -- but I will fight it.
There is too much at stake.
Getting Californians vaccinated, our economy safely reopened, and our kids back in school are simply too important to risk.
Join us: https://t.co/Jfpe1IlF4m
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) March 15, 2021
“They want to overturn Governor Newsom’s election, and their victory could threaten California’s efforts to fight COVID-19,” their website states.
Despite these claims by Governor Newsom and his camp, the recall effort has gained massive steam. In a poll by Emerson College for Nexstar Media, only 66% of registered Democrats say they would vote to keep him. On the other side, nearly nine of ten Republicans would vote to recall Newsom.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren claims that Newsome is doing all he can in and put power in the hands of the working people.
In a naked partisan power grab, extreme right-wing Republicans are trying to recall @GavinNewsom. Why? Because he dares to listen to scientists and fights to put power in the hands of working people. Let’s have Gavin’s back:https://t.co/7erlPIXytM
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) March 15, 2021
You'd have to be pretty tone deaf to even consider Gavin Newsom fights to put the power in the hands of working people. He's made it virtually impossible for small businesses to survive.
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