New­som says Biden should ‘100%’ debate Trump ahead of elec­tion

Gov. Gavin New­som (D‑CA) wants to see a debate between Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and his like­ly oppo­nent in the 2024 gen­er­al elec­tion, Don­ald Trump.
New­som appeared on Meet the Press on Sun­day, where host Kris­ten Welk­er asked the Cal­i­for­nia gov­er­nor whether Biden should debate Trump after the for­mer pres­i­dent expressed his desire to do so.

“Biden beat Trump in the pri­or debates; I look for­ward to it,” New­som said, refer­ring to debates ahead of the 2020 elec­tion.
“So that’s a yes?” Welk­er asked.
“100%,” New­som replied before tar­get­ing Trump. “Pure pro­jec­tion on a guy who refused to debate in his own pri­ma­ry. Back to my point: weak­ness mas­querad­ing as strength.”
Trump has not debat­ed any of his Repub­li­can oppo­nents in the pri­ma­ry. He qual­i­fied for the RNC’s rules requir­ing cer­tain polling fig­ures to make the stage, but he would not agr …