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Watch: Newsom GOP Challenger John Cox Brings 1,000-Pound Live Bear In Recall Election Bid

California Governor hopeful Republican John Cox delivered a campaign speech with a live 1,000 pound Kodiak bear nicknamed Tag seated behind him on Tuesday in his bid during Gov. Gavin Newsom's recall election. Cox staged the stunt in Sacramento, California at the debut event for his "Meet the Beast" bus tour and has already faced widespread backlash, with the animal rights organization PETA issuing a statement calling it "unfortunate and shameful."

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