Gavin Newsom brags about joining ‘Truth Social’ to troll GOP, gets brutal reality check in return

California Governor Gavin Newsom took to Twitter to brag about joining former President Donald Trump’s social media site, Truth Social, to rip “Republican lies.” That didn’t exactly go down the way he had planned.

“I just joined Trump’s Truth Social. Going to be on there calling out Republican lies,” he tweeted. “This could get…interesting. My first post — breaking down America’s red state murder problem.”

For those who want to see the post via Truth Social, you can use this link.

“I know we’re all on this platform in search for the truth,” he claimed in his video. “But the truth is I’ve not been able to find a simple explanation for the fact that we have a red state murder problem.”

Perhaps he is trying to use the same tactic that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., employed, which led to her getting promptly rebuffed by Twitter users. She tried to claim that all of the deadliest cities were in Republican-run states, but failed to notice that most of the cities on the list were themselves run by Democrats.

Whatever he was trying to do, it failed spectacularly:


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