“I’ve told everyone in the White House, from the chief of staff to the first lady,” Newsom told Politico on election night, referring to his claim that he won’t challenge Biden.
The governor reportedly told White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain and First Lady Jill Biden over the summer that he’s a strong supporter of Biden’s reelection, according to the outlet. “I’m all in, count me in,” he allegedly told the duo.
“I’m all in; put me in coach,” Newsom reportedly told Biden during an Election Day phone call. “We have your back.