Fallon: Newsom Should Thank ‘The Rock’ for Not Running for Governor

‘The recall comes after major criticism of Newsom’s handling of the pandemic’

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FALLON: "Let’s get to some news. Well, guys, today, California voted on whether or not to recall their governor, Gavin Newsom. Yeah. Newsom was like, 'You can’t just get rid of your governor. That’s crazy.' Then New Yorkers were like, 'Eh, it’s not as crazy as you think.' Just click the link, yeah. The recall comes after major criticism of Newsom’s handling of the pandemic. Meanwhile, Florida governor Ron DeSantis is going, 'We don’t have recalls here, do we? We don’t, right? Whew!' As of right now, it looks like Gavin Newsom will remain governor. Newsom spent the day —

(Cheering and Applause)

— spent the day thanking his staff and supporters. And they were like, 'Well, you should really thank Dwayne Johnson for not running against you. Because we like you, but we would have voted for him, so...'”

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