"It would be nice if our homegrown team would be focusing on what's right. Everybody outside this state is bitching about this state," Newsom ranted to the writers.
"Guys, forgive me, I know I am a little pointed today but I've been taking a lot from you folks for a lot of months," Newsom said gesturing toward the reporters behind the camera. "I should be able to express myself, too."
"I'm a future ex-Governor," he acknowledged. It could happen in a few weeks, it could happen in a few years. I love this damn state."
"Did you know, Stephanie, that middle-class families in Texas pay more taxes than middle-class Californians?" Newsom asked a reporter.
"Look that up. That's a fact. I don't know why that doesn't get more damn attention," a frustrated Newsom said.