Darrell Issa, who helped bankroll Gray Davis recall, says anti-Newsom campaign ‘more important’
EXCLUSIVE: Republican Rep. Darrell Issa helped fund the recall effort against then-California Gov. Gray Davis in 2003, but the California congressman told Fox News that the push to recall current Gov. Gavin Newsom is “more important” than that effort.
The campaign to force a recall vote against Newsom has garnered signatures from more than 1.4 million Californians. The proponents of the recall effort hope to hit 2 million signatures by March 17, but only 1.5 million are needed to trigger a mid-year election.
Issa, during an exclusive phone interview with Fox News, said that he believes voters “should have a chance to have this vote.”
“But I also believe that what this is is an opportunity for the governor…