California Governor Gavin Newsom escalated his fight against the recall effort threatening to remove him from office this week. The photogenic leader of the Golden State went on a national media blitz.
In about an 18-hour period, Newsom appeared on MSNBC, The View and CNN. He defended his record and attacked those behind the recall, calling them GOP operatives and far right radicals.
The governor bobbed and weaved but he couldn’t duck questions about the dining event that sparked much of the backlash against him.
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