The LA Times
“Every hour since Donald Trump took office, I find myself saying ‘Not on our watch,’ ” Chiang said.
The 54-year-old Democrat from Los Angeles served eight years as the state’s controller before being elected treasurer in 2014. He reminded the convention crowd of his fights with former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger during the state’s economic crisis, including a 2008 showdown over whether Chiang should issue paychecks to hundreds of thousands of state workers.
“I know the ins and outs of how to run this state responsibly,” he said. “I have a track record of getting the job done.”