Newsom recounts story about complaining to Target employee who blamed him for shoplifting

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) claimed a Target worker blamed him for the rampant retail theft in the state without seeming to know who he was.

Several California mayors laughed as Newsom told them about a time he saw someone shoplift at a Target where he was shopping. After seeing the man leave the store without paying, the governor said he went up to an employee and said, “Oh, he’s just walking out. He didn’t pay for that.”

Without appearing to know she was speaking to the governor, the employee got upset at him for what she believed was a lack of accountability by the state.

“I said, ‘Why didn’t you stop him?’ She goes, ‘Oh, the governor.’ Swear to God, true story, on my mom’s grave. ‘The governor lowered the threshold. There’s no accountability,’”
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