Sununu slams Dem governors: Newsom’s ‘only a prick’

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu slammed Gavin Newsom and Andrew Cuomo on Thursday saying lots of the governors get together with each other however “nobody actually cared for” the 2 Democrats.

Throughout a hearth chat on the Reagan Institute Summit on Training in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sununu was requested by moderator Fred Ryan who have been the governors “nobody actually cared for.” And Sununu didn’t mince his phrases.

“I’ve received to be trustworthy, nobody cares for Gavin,” Sununu mentioned. “Gavin’s only a prick — excuse me — he simply is.”

“He simply is. It is actually disappointing,” Sununu mentioned of Newsom. “All of us received alongside for some time, however even the Democrats — they will not inform you out loud — however behind closed doorways they’re like ‘oh God, look who’s coming.”’

Newsom’s workplace declined to touch upon Sununu’s remarks.

Sununu additionally had selection phrases for Cuomo, who resigned as New York governor in 2021 after dealing with a number of sexual harassment allegations from girls who labored for the state over the course of an eight-year interval.

“Yeah, Andrew Cuomo — full jacka-s — nobody likes him,” Sununu replied.

Cuomo spokesperson Wealthy Azzopardi mentioned on Friday in response to Sununu that “it is good to see they each really feel the identical method about one another.”

Assaults towards the Democratic California governor aren’t new. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Newsom have lengthy had an ongoing rivalry the place the 2 debated stay on Fox Information in November. Newsom isn’t shy about slamming different governors both. In June, Newsom known as DeSantis a “small pathetic man.”

Even on the Democratic facet, Newsom handled a delicate jab from Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker in February. Pritzker, bragging about Illinois’ balanced price range, mentioned “California, for instance, has a $38 billion deficit to take care of.”

Sununu, who has determined to not serve a fifth time period as governor, and Newsom have been each floated as names for the 2024 presidential ticket however in the end didn’t run. Sununu backed former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Newsom mentioned he was “wanting ahead to getting [Biden] reelected.”

Christopher Cadelago contributed to this report.

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