Via News Max:

The recall effort against California Gov. Gavin Newsom over the coronavirus restrictions he imposed on his state’s residents and his own apparent violation of the safety measures at a restaurant last month are gaining steam, The Hill reported Monday.

Although the Democrat was generally praised earlier this year for shutting down much of the state in an attempt to contain the coronavirus pandemic, his recent orders reimposing extensive closures have generated backlash.

AP reported the campaign to recall Newsom, which would necessitate a special gubernatorial election, has already collected about half of the 1.5 million signatures needed by March.

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