Gavin goes global: Newsom takes a risk on China

Posted on AllSides October 19th, 2023
From The Left

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will make a high-stakes trip to China next week to strengthen relations with the communist regime on climate change while skirting foreign policy matters handled by his close allies in the Biden administration.

Newsom has scant diplomatic experience, but the governor and his team have coordinated the travel with the White House. A top surrogate for Biden’s reelection campaign, Newsom has said he’s solely focused on climate policy and wouldn’t do anything to undermine the administration’s delicate relations with China.

But the trip carries much deeper...

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https://www.politico.com/news/2023/10/19/gavin-newsom-china-trip-00122383

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