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(RepublicanWire.org) – California Governor Gavin Newsom spoke at an event in Texas over the weekend, apparently disregarding a California law that prohibits government travel to the state. 

Texas is one of 22 states in which California state government travel is prohibited, because it has deemed them to have “discriminatory laws.” In 2017, this measure went into effect in California, as the state first took action due to North Carolina’s measures to keep people who identify as transgender out of certain bathrooms. 

The law bans entities such as “a state agency, department, board, authority, or commission, including an agency, department, board, authority, or commission of the University of California, the Board of Regents of the University of California, or the California State University, and the Legislature” from “requiring any of its employees, officers, or members to travel to a state that” following June 26, 2015, “voids or repeals, or has the effect of voiding or repealing, existing state or local protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression,” along with other clarifications.

The attorney general is in charge of publishing a list of the states that are under the “travel ban” online, per the AG’s website on the matter. 

Currently included on the list are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Texas, Utah, North Carolina, Montana, as well as others. 

Newsom has created speculation that he is planning to run for president as he continually goes after Republican-led states and Republican politicians, specifically states that have taken action to protect unborn lives. 

He recently took out 18 billboards promoting California for abortion in Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Texas, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Oklahoma, all of which are on the state’s banned list. 

Some pointed out this summer that Newsom took a vacation to Montana, one of the states on the banned list. His representatives said he was not in violation as it was a personal matter. However, he did bring security personnel along with him. 

Newsom is not a person known for playing by his own rules, notoriously being caught maskless at an elitist dinner summit at the ritzy French Laundry while the rest of California was locked down, and then sent his own kids to private schools that reopened while students in California’s public schools were forced to continue distance learning, contributing to the massive learning loss that American families are now facing with their children. 

(RepublicanWire.org) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill had to wait to take their seats at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral Monday – because they didn’t arrive on time.

Heads of state were expected to arrive at Westminster Abbey and be seated in a 20-minute period between 9.35am and 9.55am. But, because the Bidens were tardy, they were forced forced to wait for a procession of George and Victoria Cross-holders to pass down the nave of the abbey before they could take their seats.

The Bidens sat in the 14th row, immediately behind the Polish leader.

“US President Joe Biden will be 14 rows back on the south transept behind the Polish leader and in front of the Czech Republic. The First Lady Jill Biden will be next to Switzerland.

“Directly across the aisle from Mr. Biden’s place, the seat was labelled the Republic of Korea.”

“Perhaps as a consequence of opting out of the buses taking other leaders from the assembly point at Royal Hospital Chelsea, the Bidens were also given seats 14 rows back in the south transept of the abbey,” The Guardian reported Monday.

However, The UK Daily Mail reports that “Funeral seating has a strict protocol for the heads of state, prime ministers and presidents, members of European royal families and other guests among the 2,000 mourners gathered at the abbey.” Thus, the floor plan placed the Bidens in the 14th row.

While other world leaders traveled together in a bus – and arrived on time – the Bidens chose to travel to the funeral alone in the president’s armored limo. Reportedly, “The Beast” got stuck in traffic, causing the First Couple to miss their window to be seated on time.

When it came time to sign the official condolence guest book, again, Biden managed to turn heads. As he sat to fill in his solemn respects, he did so while working off one of his now infamous note sheets.