California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin Christopher NewsomDOJ dropping antitrust probe of four major automakersOvernight Energy: DOJ dropping antitrust probe into automakers | Energy chief unveils coal research initiative | House Dems seek to conserve 30 percent of US lands, oceansCalifornia governor posthumously pardons civil rights leader convicted under anti-gay law MORE (D) said Monday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpBrad Pitt quips he has more time to give Oscars speech than John Bolton had to testifyTrump under pressure to renew last nuke treaty with RussiaTrump to request 6 percent domestic cuts in .8 trillion budgetMORE is scared of California, calling it the most un-Trump state in America. 

Newsom was responding to Trumps State of the Union address last week, in which he criticized California for costing taxpayers unaffordable amounts of money, and for the states sanctuary law protecting undocumented immigrants. 

The governor told ABCs The View that Trump holds a grudge against his state because he lost it by 4 million votes in the last election to Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIn New Hampshire, high anxiety about beating TrumpButtigieg targeting seven Super Tuesday states with ad campaignThe Iowa caucus debacle plays right into Trump’s ‘swamp’ narrative MORE. 

We are the most un-Trump state in America, he said. We are also the most diverse state in America.

Newsom added that the state, with the fifth largest economy in the world, has proven that progressive values work at scale.

Trump is scared of California, he said.

California Gov. @GavinNewsom calls his state the most un-Trump state in America: Trump is just scared of California.

The View (@TheView) February 10, 2020

The governor encouraged the audience to focus more on local, county and state government accomplishments and get a frame of optimism instead of concentrating exclusively on Washington. 

Newsom also told the hosts on The View that he has no interest in becoming the next vice president.

Honestly, I have no interest in that, he said. I love my job. I really do love my job.

California Gov. @GavinNewsom explains why he has no interest in running for president or vice president: I love my job. I really do love my job… Only one year and were doing some pretty extraordinary things.

The View (@TheView) February 10, 2020

Newsom and his state have repeatedly been targets of criticism from Trump, who has slammed the governor over handling of homelessness and wildfires, among other issues.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOutgoing lawmaker laments ‘way more hate in this business’Sunday shows – 2020 Democrats make closing arguments in New HampshireAmerica’s bitter divide is the true existential threatMORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse intelligence briefing on worldwide threat assessment delayed Republicans sense momentum after impeachment winThe betrayal of Democratic voters: Many ‘liberals’ need Trump to winMORE (D-Calif.), frequent targets of the president and key figures in the impeachment hearings and trial, are both from California.