California Governor Gavin Newsom, lengthy a goal of conservative activists, has determined to leap into the lion’s den, becoming a member of the Donald Trump-owned Fact Social yesterday. Newsom made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon writing, “I simply joined Trump’s Fact Social. Going to be on there calling out Republican lies. This might get…attention-grabbing.”
His first Fact Social put up accommodates a video during which he says he’s “breaking down America’s crimson state homicide downside.” The caption on the put up reads, “Right here’s the reality…”
Newsom additionally posted the video to Twitter. In it, he mainatins that “eight of the highest 10 states with the highest homicide charges are crimson states.”
He continues, “So the query is easy: What are the legal guidelines and insurance policies which can be resulting in such carnage?”
The put up has about 650 likes and 250 shares previously 24 hours.
For reference, under is the CDC’s map for the states with the very best age-adjusted murder charges.
Newsom has lengthy denied that he has nationwide political ambitions, however the Golden State chief steadily factors out the distinction between California and the nation’s different two most-populous states, Texas and Florida, each of which have GOP governors.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is, after all, typically touted as a future Republican presidential candidate. Contrasting himself with DeSantis and different GOP leaders — even on Fact Social — may make Newsom look like a pure nationwide option to oppose them.
On the very least, the Fact Social crowd is one which Newsom doesn’t get common hearings from. Taking his message onto the platform is certain to get him, and his message, some discover.