VIDEO: Newsom issues statement upon recall election becoming official, warns “this Republican recall threatens our values and seeks to undo the important progress we’ve made”

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement on Twitter accompanied by a video upon his recall election becoming official after 1,626,042 petition signatures calling for the recall were verified, far more than the 1.495 million signatures needed.

Newsom tweeted “This Republican recall threatens our values and seeks to undo the important progress we’ve made — from fighting COVID, to helping struggling families, protecting our environment, and passing commonsense gun violence solutions There’s too much at stake.”

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