WATCH: Newsom commits to Joy Reid if Sen. Feinstein retires he’ll replace her with a black woman

Appearing with Joy Reid on MSNBC, California Governor Gavin Newsom committed that if Senator Dianne Feinstein were to retire, he would nominate a African American woman to replace her.

“We have multiple names in mind, the answer is yes,” Newsom told Reid.

One Twitter user replied “Should be based on qualifications not skin color.”

Another Twitter user also replied “C’mon Joy. Shouldn’t it be about who’s most qualified ..first and foremost…c’mon….”

Others like the idea.

One Twitter user replied “Ya betta. How bout Auntie Maxine?”