President Biden is unabashedly pro-union…..
The California Democratic Governor has be in the media in the last few months dissing Texas Gov Abbott and Florida Gov. DeSantis, both Republicans….
He was beginning to generate 2024 Democratic Presidential stories….
All that has died down with the President seeming to have climbed in the polls over the last few months….
Now Politico has a piece reporting that Biden’s union support has upset Newsom
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has spent the past year taking on top Republicans. Now, he finds himself at odds with President Joe Biden and other leading Democratic figures over pro-union legislation in his home state.
Biden delivered an indirect but embarrassingly public rebuke for the ambitious governor by calling for passage of the bill, which would make it easier for farmworkers to unionize, as Newsom signaled he may veto the legislation for a second time.
To add further insult, Biden delivered his message just before Labor Day as Newsom was preparing to buff his pro-union credentials by signing a bill vehemently opposed by the restaurant industry that will help set wages and working conditions for the state’s fast-food workers.
The governor is privately seething over the Biden endorsement, said five people with knowledge of the governor’s thinking who spoke on condition of anonymity to disclose internal discussions. Newsom’s office declined to comment for this story.
Biden headlines a growing list of top Democratic officials who have backed the measure, including Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Now, Newsom must choose between the state’s powerful agricultural interests and a celebrated union….