The school reopening deal received bipartisan support in the state legislature earlier this week.
The California governor is facing a significant challenge with a recall petition continuing to gather signatures ahead of the March 17 deadline.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called equity his "North Star," but the vaccine rollout is leaving the state's largest, most vulnerable communities behind.
"Removing statewide mandates does not end personal responsibility," Texas Governor Greg Abbott said in his Tuesday announcement. "It's just that now state mandates are no longer needed," he added.
Kevin Faulconer, the former mayor of San Diego, deflected questions about if he would want the former president's backing in California.
The video was filmed in a restaurant in Fresno County in California. Restaurants in the area currently do not allow indoor dining due to the high infection rate for COVID-19.
Saturday Night Live's opening sketch saw Kate McKinnon as Dr. Anthony Fauci host a fictional game show called "So You Think You Can Get the Vaccine."
After calling for Newsom to be recalled, the former acting director of national intelligence ended his CPAC speech by seeming to hint at a gubernatorial run.
"He is still quite popular in this state," Kounalakis said.
If enough signatures are validated to trigger an official recall, experts believe the election would likely take place this fall.
Governor Gavin Newsom's former chief of staff continues to back fellow Democrat Neera Tanden for OMB director, despite speculation she'll be tapped to replace her.
Some Californians could receive their $600 checks as soon as about a month after filing their 2020 tax returns.
Organizers of the recall effort need to submit almost 1.5 million valid signatures by March 17 to succeed.
The campaign announced earlier this month it collected the minimum number of signatures needed to trigger a recall election.
In past efforts to recall a California governor, signature verification hovered between 40 and 60 percent
Providing vaccine access to teachers has been a big sticking point between the state and unions in their ongoing negotiations to reopen schools.
The eldest son of former President Donald Trump was mocked for tweeting about "Democrat Governor's incompetence" while defending Ted Cruz.
Avery told Newsweek, "I think I would be doing a very big disservice to my family to do that, so absolutely not, I'm not gonna run."
The eldest son of the former president questioned why people are focusing on Cruz instead of Democratic governors Newsom and Cuomo.
Efforts to recall Gavin Newsom have drawn comparisons to the successful recall of former California Governor Gray Davis in 2003, but strategists say the two scenarios are entirely different.
Those who qualify for the check include residents enrolled in the CalWORKS program and Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants.
The recall campaign claims to have tallied up almost 1.7 million signatures to its petition.
A Republican congressman recently said the Florida governor would be a "strong potential presidential candidate" for the 2024 election cycle.
The checks will be available to Californians who are eligible for the earned income tax credit, including non-citizens who possess federal Individual Tax Identification Numbers.
The former Trump administration official said he was focused on gathering signatures to recall the Democratic governor.
Last year, the movement to recall Gavin Newsom began after growing frustration over the Democratic California governor's leadership. Organizers of Recall Gavin 2020 and Rescue California cited several reasons why Newsom has "failed Californians."
Betfair has said the chances of the California Governor being recalled stand at 2-1. A week ago, before the campaign hit its target, the odds were at 5-1.
The state Republican Party also received $250,000 from the national GOP last week.
Only one California governor has been removed from office following a recall election in the last 100 years.