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California governor assaulted by 'aggressive' man on Oakland street

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 17: Graffiti Pizza executive chef Matt Molina, left, looks on as California Governor Gavin Newsom tries a slice of pizza during a visit to Graffiti Pizza in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Gov.

Newsom visited small bus OAKLAND, Calif - A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom during his visit to downtown Oakland, authorities said Friday.Newsom was walking to a barbershop and pizzeria in Old Oakland to promote small businesses on Thursday when he was "approached by an aggressive individual," said Fran Clader, director of communications for the California Highway Patrol, which provides security for the governor.Officers removed Newsom from the situation and arrested the 54-year-old

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