Gov. Jerry Brown endorses Hillary Clinton before primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Hillary Clinton just a week before the state's June 7 primary.

In an open letter tweeted Tuesday, Brown writes that Clinton has the best shot at stopping Republican Donald Trump, whose candidacy he calls "dangerous."

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The governor says that while he's impressed with how well Bernie Sanders has done, he believes a Clinton candidacy is the only path forward for Democrats to win the presidency.

Brown says Clinton's lead over Sanders is insurmountable. He points out that voters have given her about 3 million more votes and hundreds more delegates.

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