He wants to ‘meet the moment’.
WFB: Asked whether the coronavirus crisis offered an opportunity for progressives, California governor Gavin Newsom (D.) said it could “reshape the way we do business and how we govern.”
“I think it’s an opportunity anew for both parties to come together and meet this moment and really start to think more systemically, not situationally,” Newsom told reporters Wednesday. “Not just about getting out of this moment but more sustainably and systemically to consider where we can go together in this historic moment if we meet it at a national level and at a state and subnational level.”
Newsom’s comments, which were flagged by Grabien’s Tom Elliott, came in response to a question about whether he saw the “potential, as some others in your party do, for a new progressive era.” read more