Bass called the effort to get rid of Newsom “ridiculous” and a waste of taxpayers’ money. He noted that California voters should vote for next year’s election.
“If people are crazy about the governor, he’ll stand for re-election next year,” she said. “That’s where your focus should be. Not when you call back.”
Legislators in more than half of all state legislatures have introduced bills in their current sessions Prohibit transgender athletes from participating in sports in line with their gender identity.
When asked by host George Stephanopoulos if she thought Jenner’s campaign was a stunt, Bass said she wasn’t sure.
“Whatever it is, you know, she gets a lot of publicity,” she said. “It might help, but it certainly doesn’t help the state of California.”