It’s hard to avoid Gov. Gavin Newsom these days, even if you don’t live in California. He frequently attacks other governors, throws daggers at members of his own Democratic Party, and declares the “California way” when speaking about everything from access to abortions to tackling climate change and more. All of this action on the national stage has people asking, is Newsom reluctantly testing the waters for a presidential nomination in 2024? And if not, what is his endgame? Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustave Arellano
Guests: Mark Barabak, LA Times columnist
Column: Is Gavin Newsom running for President? Or is he just looking for attention?
Column: If Newsom sees himself as president, he should position himself to run. He does
Newsom slams red state governors on DC trip, fueling speculation about his future
https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-10-10/the-times-podcast-gavin-newsom-will-he-run-for-president The Times podcast: Gavin Newsom versus the world