Democrats are ramping up their attacks on Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder as he aims to take the California governorship from embattled Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in the upcoming recall election.
Elder has emerged as the leading Republican candidate in a race that is shaping up to be closer than initially anticipated.
Newsom slammed Elder in a fundraising email Thursday, saying that Elder and former President Donald Trump are one and the same.
“If this guy is governor during Delta it would lead to extraordinary suffering,” Newsom claimed in a fundraising email that made the rounds on social media. “His anti-science approach would move our planet backward in the race against a changing climate. He would be a disaster for California.”
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