In a Zoom call about a mental health proposition, Gov. Gavin Newsom says he was at a Target and saw someone walk out without paying.
He asked a worker why the person steals and they blamed the Governor before looking at him twice and recognizing him.
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The video, first shared on X by a reporter with The San Francisco Standard, showed a portion of a Zoom meeting with Newsom and other elected California officials.
The governor said that the exchange came while he was checking out a store and observed a man “just walking out” of the store without paying.
“Why aren’t you stopping him,” Newsom said he asked the employee.
“We don’t stop them because of the governor,”’ Newsom said. “The governor lowered the threshold and there is no accountability.”
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