July 20, 2024

California Supreme Court Blocks Anti-tax Referendum; Backs Newsom, Democrats

Ringo H.W. Chiu / Associated Press The California Supreme Court blocked a ballot initiative for the first time in 25 years Thursday in a unanimous decision against a referendum that would have required voters to approve any state or local tax increases. Sacramento-area Fox 40 reported: The initiative, known as the Taxpayer Protection and Government

‘California Republic of the CCP’: ‘Blood Money’ Billboard Truck Bashes Newsom for Ignoring Fentanyl Crisis

A truck billboard slamming California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) for ignoring the fentanyl crisis was seen circling the California State Capitol in Sacramento on Thursday. “Gavin, why don’t you care that Chinese FENTANYL is killing Californians?” one side of the billboard truck reads, along with the words: “We know why.” The other side of the truck was

Newsom: Democrats Should Be ‘Worried’ About Third-Party Candidates

Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that Democrats should be worried about third-party candidates in the 2024 election. Partial transcript as follows: JON KARL: How worried are you about a third party? There will be multiple third party candidates. So, it doesn’t take a lot. I know a third party candidate

California Sheriff: Gov. Newsom Targets the Law-Abiding While Giving Criminals a Pass

California’s Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco breathed a sigh of relief when California’s latest gun control was blocked and he suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) targets law-abiding citizens while giving criminals a pass. On January 7, 2024, Breitbart News noted that the law expanding gun-free zones for California concealed carry permit holders had been blocked

Congress Alerted to CCP Election Interference in California as Gavin Newsom Visits Xi Jinping

A top federal prosecutor alerted Congress to the risk of California election interference by the Chinese Communist Party as Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) met with CCP officials during his visit to Beijing last week. During a closed-door October 24 meeting with the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Attorney Martin Estrada warned that China is “trying

Maher hits Newsom, Whitmer for running ‘shadow’ 2024 campaigns, credits Dean Phillips for challenging Biden

“Real Time” host Bill Maher took a swipe at prominent Democrats whom he accused of running “shadow campaigns” while offering kudos to Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., who formally launched a primary challenge against President Biden. Maher heaped praise for Phillips’ entry in the Democratic primary last week and while he stressed to the candidate it […]

Gov. Gavin Newsom Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Hilary Approaches California

JOHN G. MABANGLO / POOL / AFP California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) declared a state of emergency Saturday for much of Southern California as Hurricane Hilary approaches the Golden State.  Hurricane Hilary developed in the eastern Pacific Ocean and was initially “declared a Category 4 storm, but it was downgraded on Saturday to a Category

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoes bill banning robotrucks without safety drivers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill on Friday night that aimed at banning robotrucks without safety drivers/ REUTERS California Governor Gavin Newsom late on Friday vetoed a bill to prevent heavy-duty driverless trucks from operating in the state, in a relief for companies developing autonomous technology to haul goods across the US. The labor-backed […]

Gavin Newsom Tries to Look Tough on Crime: Enforce the ‘Damn Laws’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is trying to look tough on crime as he attempts to stake a claim to national leadership in the Democratic Party, telling the city of San Francisco recently to enforce the “damn laws.” The problem: no one is quite sure which laws he means. And the city is fighting in

Leslie Van Houten, Manson family killer, to be released on parole after Newsom drops challenge

A teenage Charles Manson follower, who was convicted of killing two people, will be a free woman at the age of 73 after five decades behind bars.  Leslie Van Houten, who was 19 when she joined the murderous cult and helped killed Leno LaBianca and his wife Rosemary in 1969, will be paroled in the […]

Newsom calls on DOJ to investigate DeSantis’ transports of illegal immigrants to California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate Florida’s transport of illegal immigrants to his state, based on the accusation that Florida tricked migrants into traveling to California and elsewhere. Newsom, along with California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, wrote to Garland about Florida’s “unauthorized alien […]

Newsom: ‘We Own’ ‘Disgraceful’ Homeless Problem We Haven’t Made Progress on, I’ve Only Had Four Years and Have Different ‘Dynamics’

During a portion of an interview with the Fox News Channel set to air on Monday’s broadcast of “Hannity,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) acknowledged that California “has not made progress in the last two decades” on homelessness, but he can’t in four years as Governor make up for the historic levels of homeless people

Gavin Newsom Thinks Constitutional Carry Allows People to Carry ‘Weapons of War’

During an April 9, 2023, interview on MSNBC’s Inside with Jen Psaki, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) demonstrated that he thinks Florida’s newly signed constitutional carry law allows people to carry “weapons of war.” Psaki pointed out that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed constitutional carry on a day when multitudes of protesters were converging

Gavin Newsom, Who Can’t Store Water, Stockpiles 2 Million Abortion Pills

JAE HONG/POOL/AFP via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has come under fire for failing to build new water storage for his state — but he has stockpiled 2 million doses of an abortion drug, misoprostal, to help women abort their unborn babies. In a tweet Monday, Newsom announced the state’s misoprostal stockpile in

Gavin Newsom Returns to California, Claims He Was at Work ‘Today’

Governor’s Press Office California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) returned to the state Sunday after an unexplained absence during a state of emergency, and later shared a photo of himself purporting to show him working during the day “today.” The problem: both the timestamp on the image, and the time on Newsom’s own watch, suggest that

Gavin Newsom Challenges Ron DeSantis to a Debate on CNN

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Friday challenged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to a debate after months of hurling attacks at Gov. DeSantis. Newsom’s proposal for a debate is the latest move in a brewing feud between him and DeSantis. After months of name-calling and running negative ads in Florida, Newsom asked the feds on Thursday to intervene

DeSantis Endorsements Pile Up, Crist Receives Support from Newsom

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is continuing to rake in new endorsements as the midterm election heats up between himself and Democrat challenger Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL). The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) and the Florida Retail Association formally endorsed the governor for reelection on Thursday, as Carol Dover, FRLA President & CEO, bragged of…

Padilla: Newsom Recall Is GOP Attacking Newsom Because of Trump’s Failures on COVID

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) said that the recall effort against California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is Republicans “setting their sights on Gov. Newsom because of the Trump administration’s failures to respond to COVID earlier in the pandemic.” Padilla stated, “When it comes to the recall, here’s the hypocrisy…

Issa: Newsom Has ‘Statewide Edicts’ on Closures, But Is ‘Hands-Off’ on School Re-Openings

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) criticized California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) for having statewide rules on business restrictions, but being “hands-off” when it comes to school re-openings. Issa stated, “One of the important things to understand in California is, our governor has statewide edicts, one after…

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 Responds to Recall Attempt as Campaign Deadline Approaches 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has responded to a recall campaign against him after avoiding the subject for months. During a radio interview with KQED on March 12, he said the recall has more to do with his political opponents than with his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. His opponents have more concern with his broad progressive agenda, he said. “It’s about immigration,”…

Gov. Gavin Newsom To Californians: ‘I’ve Made Mistakes’

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom admitted that he has “made mistakes” during his Tuesday night State of the Union speech at Dodger Stadium. “Look, we’ve made mistakes,” Newsom said according to SFGATE. “I’ve made mistakes. But we own them, we learn from them, and we never stop trying.” (RELATED: Gov. Gavin Newsom Says Californians Should…

Recall Leader: We Have the Signatures for a Vote on Gavin Newsom

Tom del Beccaro, leader of the ongoing effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, announced Wednesday evening that the campaign had reached the 1.5 million signatures required to put the matter to a vote — but will keep going. “EVERYONE: We have over 1.5 mill raw signatures but they are not all verified,” del Beccaro…

REPORT: Adam Schiff Pushing For Gov. Gavin Newsom To Appoint Him California AG

Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff is reportedly pushing for Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint him the state’s next attorney general, people familiar with the matter told Axios. Schiff currently chairs the House Intelligence Committee and is a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meaning House Democrats could lose an influential member and…

Gavin Newsom: Ammunition ‘The Most Dangerous Part’ of a Gun

Californian Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is hitching his 2018 gubernatorial campaign to a statewide ballot proposal that would sharply restrict the sale of ammunition. “It seems to me the most dangerous part of the weapon is not the weapon itself, it’s the ammunition,” he said April 1. He wants anyone buying ammunition to endure a […]