INTERVIEW: Governor Newsom to Place Moratorium on Death Penalty in California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty during a news conference at the Capitol, March 13, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

 

Politico California Playbook Reporter, Carla Marinucci, discusses the reaction to Governor Newsom’s decision to eliminate the Death Penalty for over 700 inmates, why the Governor decided to make this decision, whether this could affect Democrats in California and across the country, Mark Klaas’ speech from yesterday railing against this announcement, and the legal battle that may begin regarding this issue: