Tom Steyer is a force in California politics. The successful hedge fund manager turned environmental activist at NextGen Climate donated $91 million in the last campaign, making him the country’s top donor according to Open Secrets. He has also contemplated running for governor in 2018.

Recently, Steyer stopped in Fresno to speak at  fundraiser for the county’s Democratic party. GV Wire spoke down with him in a long form interview discussing a range of topics. In part one, Steyer shares his thoughts on President Trump’s first 100 days in office. His grade: time to call for a parent-teacher conference. Steyer is critical of Trump’s handling of immigration issues and isn’t afraid to share his opinion.

In parts 2 and 3 to be released later this week, Steyer talks about his plans to fix housing, water and what factors will decided if he runs for governor or not?


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David is a familiar name in Fresno journalism, working as a producer, writer and assignment editor for various radio and TV stations. He has covered the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, UFC, Fresno State and many political campaigns.   David earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Political Science from the University of Michigan. He and his wife Michelle have their hands full at home with three little ones. Originally from the Bay Area, David is a diehard Giants fan. Contact:; Phone: 559-492-4037

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