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California Gov. Gavin Newsom appears in Texas, other states despite legal ban on official travel

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom appeared to flout his own state’s laws Saturday by speaking at an event in Texas, one of 22 states to which California has banned official government travel.

Speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas, Newsom called for a review of Democrats’ political strategy, saying the party is being “crushed” by Republicans in part because they are too timid, often forced to play defense while that the republicans “dominate with illusion”. .”

California Governor Gavin Newsom has repeatedly denied any ambition to run for president.
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california has state-funded travel prohibited to states with “discriminatory laws.” The state first passed the law in 2017 in reaction to North Carolina preventing transgender people from using restrooms that align with their own identity. In the years that followed, the list of banned states grew from four to nearly two dozen.

One of those states on California’s naughty list is Montana, where Newsom vacationed earlier this summer to visit his in-laws. Newsom’s team said he did not break the law as he was traveling in his personal capacity, despite having a security detail.

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Fox News has reached out to California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s office, which is ultimately responsible for deciding which states are on the list.

FILE: California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a visit to the Chabot Space & Science Center with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on August 12, 2022 in Oakland, California.  Newsom has accused the governor of Florida.  Ron DeSantis of breaking the law by bringing illegal immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, but Newsom appears to have violated California law prohibiting travel to some states.

FILE: California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a visit to the Chabot Space & Science Center with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on August 12, 2022 in Oakland, California. Newsom has accused the governor of Florida. Ron DeSantis of breaking the law by bringing illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, but Newsom appears to have violated California law prohibiting travel to some states.
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Newsom, who is running for re-election as governor of California, has spent millions of dollars in his campaign account on television ads in Florida urging people to move to California, newspaper ads in Texas denouncing the gun laws of the state and put up billboards in seven states. urging women to come to California if they need an abortion. Florida and Texas are among the top states Californians are moving to in recent years.

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Newsom’s actions have fueled speculation that he might run for president, an idea he has repeatedly denied, and he did so again on Saturday in Texas. Asked if he was considering running for president in 2024 or 2028, Newsom said, “No, it won’t.”

“I can’t say it enough,” he said. “I never trust politicians, so I understand why you keep asking.”

Associated Press contributed to this report.

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