VIDEO: Newsom defiant despite nearly 2 million signatures collected in favor of his recall

California Governor Gavin Newsom remained defiant during his Tuesday State of the State address, defending his record and blasting his critics as “naysayers and doomsayers.”

Monday, organizers for the Recall Gavin push announced they have collected 1.95 million unverified signatures.

Only 1.5 million verified signatures will be needed to force a recall election.