Pelosi Pushing Newsom To Pick Schiff For Next California Ag: Report


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is reportedly lobbying for California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) to appoint House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff as the state’s attorney general after President Biden named Xavier Becerra to be Health and Human Services Secretary.

Pelosi and her allies in California politics have urged Newsom to name the Schiff, a House Democrat who served as an impeachment manager during former President Trump’s first Senate trial, who has little in the way of a personal relationship with Newsom, according to The Associated Press, citing a person close to Newsom.

Other people in the mix reportedly include Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (D), Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton and Rick Zbur, head of the LGBTQ rights group Equality California.

Newsom, who has already named former secretary of State Alex Padilla to replace Vice President Harris in the Sena… (Read more)

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