Gavin Newsom clarifies calling train thieves ‘gangs’: 'Forgive me ... They're organized groups'

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has apologized for referring to the criminals looting packages from Union Pacific freight trains as gang members. Thieves grab the contents of packages and throw the empty boxes and envelopes onto the tracks causing a mountainous pileup of debris. The thefts happened at a time when California law enforcement is on high alert for organized retail theft of both luxury and big-box chain stores.
4 months ago·Sacramento, United States

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Washington Times

California Gov. Newsom apologizes for referring to train thieves as gang members

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has apologized for referring to the criminals looting packages from Union Pacific freight trains as “gang” members.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Caller

Gov. Newsom Calls LA Area ‘Third World Country’ Because Of ‘Gangs,’ Then Apologizes For Saying ‘Gangs’

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the Union Pacific railroad in Los Angeles to help clean up the site following railcar thefts, bemoaning the state of the area.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Gavin Newsom Sticks Foot in Mouth Sideways During L.A. Railroad Theft Site Photo Op

That sound you heard was heads crashing to desks.

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The Ohio Star

Gov. Newsom Calls LA Area 'Third World Country' Because of 'Gangs,' Then Apologizes - The Ohio Star

by Ailan Evans Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the Union Pacific railroad in Los Angeles on Thursday to help clean up the site following a spate of railcar thefts, bemoaning the state of the area.“I’m asking myself, what the hell is going on? We look like a third-world country,” Newsom said to reporters, according to Politico.Newsom was visiting the site after a string of organized train robberies, an increase in railroad crime t…

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California’s Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom APOLOGIZES for saying “gangs” when discussing “organized groups of people” looting trains. [1 Photo]

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Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Saying ‘Gangs’ When Discussing ‘Organized Groups of People’ Looting Trains

‘Forgive me for saying “gangs”‘

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