Given the landslide victory achieved by Newsom and the Democratic Party by extension, the Republican Party should foot the bill and cover the cost of the recall election in its entirety.
If the U.S. truly believes that Israel has been acting justly within the realms of international law, as has been frequently repeated by President Joe Biden, then Secretary Blinken and the administration should have no qualms over supporting a transparent, independent international investigation.
It is important to remember that the recent violence in the Middle East is between an oppressor—the occupier— and the victims of oppression - the occupied.
It is time the U.S.' fixation on defense spending comes to an end.
The U.S. is no longer a beacon of peace and hope it perceives itself to be, especially with ongoing racial and income inequality, as well as rising white supremacy movements.