Gavin Newsom went out of his way today to praise President Trump for keeping his promise and sending him 90,000 swabs:
WATCH: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) praises President Trump after he kept his promise to send more swabs to increase coronavirus testing capacity.
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Here’s more from Politico:
During his daily coronavirus briefing on Thursday, Newsom said that the federal government had sent California 90,000 testing swabs out of a promised initial shipment of 100,000 — assistance that Trump had committed to during a Wednesday conversation with Newsom.
“Promise made, promise kept,” Newsom said.
That phrase is one Trump’s election campaign has regularly deployed to make his case for a second term. Recognizing that echo, a Trump campaign account swiftly blasted out a clip of Newsom’s praise to more than 600,000 followers with the hashtag #PromisesMadePromisesKept.
Formerly enthusiastic combatants, Newsom and Trump have entered an armistice since the pandemic began. Newsom consistently lauds the federal government’s response, and Trump has kind words for Newsom. “He’s done a really terrific job in California,” Trump said Wednesday at the White House.
The Trump campaign has already turned Newsom’s praise into videos seeking to showcase bipartisan support for the president’s coronavirus leadership — the type of development that would have been unthinkable months ago.
It is amazing to see the level of bipartisan effort and praise between Trump and these Democratic governors. But the fall is coming and I you can believe all of this will be turned on its head. Remember what they are saying now because you might be hearing the opposite in a few months.