SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new motion filed in a Sacramento federal court is looking to depose, or in other words, question Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top state officials over their pandemic response.
The motion was filed by plaintiffs suing Newsom over the ban on protests at the state capitol last spring. It asks the governor, along with former California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanely and former Public Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell to sit for sworn depositions.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
CHP instituted the ban after hundreds protested the state’s stay-at-home order.Stockton Police Officer And Suspect Dead After Shooting
State lawyers are challenging the motion, filing a protective order.
A court hearing is planned for January 6.MORE NEWS: MLB Tells Oakland A’s To Start Exploring Other Cities As Howard Terminal Effort Remains Stalled
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