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Republican California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder and Fox Nation host Joey Jones joined a special edition of “Hannity” Friday to discuss the rise in crime across the United States and the governments that have failed to properly address it.
Elder, who is currently outpacing other GOP gubernatorial candidates, called out the current governor, Gavin Newsom, for failing citizens on public safety.
“The number one job of government is to protect people and property and it’s not happening. Under this governor, during the COVID situation, 20,000 convicted felons have been released. What could possibly go wrong? Many of them are going to re-offend based on statistics. We had this anti-police narrative that has caused defunding the police.”