Democrat California Governor Gavin Newsom apologized to reporters during his Monday coronavirus press conference after news surfaced that he violated his own harsh lockdown orders by attending a friend’s birthday party at the upscale French Laundry restaurant in Napa.
Newsom said when he arrived at the restaurant the group gathered there was “a little bigger than I anticipated.”
“I made a bad mistake,” Newsom said. ”Instead of sitting down I should have stood up and walked back and got in my car and drove to my house.”
In a short video clip posted on the Fox 26 website, Newsom tells reporters that Californians need to “minimize mixing.”
“Now on the minimize mixing, I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge something just before we go into the Q. And A,” Newsom said.
“And that is to very soberly acknowledge that a few weeks ago I as asked to go