Wednesday 2 November 2022 07:25 PM Newsom admits Democrats have been 'destroyed' on messaging and 'crushed' in the ... trends now
The Democratic governor said messaging was his 'fundamental grievance with my damn party.'
'We're getting crushed on the narrative. We're going to have to do better in terms of getting on the offense and stop being on the damn defense,' Newsom added in an interview with CBS.
'Does it feel like a red wave?' Washington Correspondent Major Garrett asked the governor. 'Yeah, of course it does,' Newsom replied.
Other Democrats, including Newsom's aunt Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have been more optimistic in their projections of next week's elections, swatting away assertions that Republicans will sweep the House and possibly the Senate.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that Democrats are getting 'destroyed' on midterm messaging ahead of next week's elections
'I'm not paid to say that. I'm paid to say, you know, 'fate and feel.' I mean, I get it. Look, I mean, I could be the cheerleader. I'm also pragmatic, you feel it,' he said.
Newsom has been circulated as a presidential candidate in 2024 if 79-year-old Biden does not run again, and he's recently picked fights with