Harris backs Newsom amid recall effort, says “I’ve seen firsthand what a leader he is and how he really does put his heart into his work”

Vice President Harris is backing California Governor Gavin Newsom amid a recall effort.

Appearing in a video at the California Democratic Party holds its annual convention, Harris said “I want to thank our friend and governor, Gavin Newsom, for his leadership. I support him 100 percent.”

“I’ve seen firsthand what a leader he is and how he really does put his heart into his work on behalf of the people of California, and President Joe Biden and I support him 100%,” Harris added, “because of your hard work, we’re going to keep Gov. Gavin Newsom in Sacramento.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also appeared in support of Newsom, saying “with the leadership of Gov. Gavin Newsom and [California Democratic Party Chairman] Rusty Hicks, we will continue strengthening our state.”