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“Democrats Can’t Just Hide in Our Corner”: Why Gavin Newsom Is Taking the Progressive Fight to Trump’s Turf

Gavin Newsom, citing frustration with how right-wing misinformation has run amok, is trying to make a progressive case in Donald Trump’s digital backyard. “I just joined Trump’s Truth Social,” the California governor announced last week. “Going to be on there calling out Republican lies.” In his first “truth”—the Truth Social equivalent of a tweet—Newsom stated…