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Recall backers heckle Newsom during Fresno stop

Gov. Gavin Newsom was met by chants to be recalled during a press conference in Fresno on Wednesday.

While the governor was providing a COVID-19 vaccination update in the Central Valley, a crowd could be heard chanting “Recall Newsom.”

The recall campaign has gained momentum over the last few weeks, reporting more than 1.4 million signatures, although many need to be turned in and validated.

When asked to comment on the protesters and recall effort, Newsom instead discussed his focus on businesses and safely reopening the economy.

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The San Joaquin Valley Sun
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