Bad News for Newsom as His Pick to Replace Feinstein Is Immediately Hit with Scandal
The appointee to replace Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who died last week, seems to check all the boxes that California Gov. Gavin Newsom promised when he talked about who would fill Feinstein’s seat were she to pass.
He promised that the replacement would be a black woman, according to ABC News. Lo and behold, Laphonza Butler is.
He also promised that she would be none of the three top contenders for the seat in 2024 — California Reps. Barbara Lee, Katie Porter and Adam Schiff. Obviously, she’s none of them.
Butler also carries far-left bona fides, having been the president of Emily’s List, a political action committee that backs pro-abortion candidates for higher office.
If only she were, you know, actually a Californian.
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