Biden called Elder a “clone of Donald Trump,” while Newsom said that “Trump is on the ballot in California.”
“We may have defeated Donald Trump but we have defeated Trumpism,” Newsom said at the evening rally at Long Beach City College, with about 650 people attending.
Newsom’s campaign is betting that the specter of Trump is a motivating factor for voters, and Elder’s entry into the race gave them an opportunity . Elder backed Trump in the 2016 election.
Biden fought off a cough and hoarse voice as he told the rally that “the eyes of the nation are on California because the