Tag Archives: Chris Christie

Giuliani: Chris Christie Is My #1 Candidate For AG

The North Jersey Record reports: Chris Christie has opened a law firm and Rudy Giuliani, a long-time mentor and attorney for President Donald Trump, says he’s sent New Jersey’s former governor clients. Christie, nearing the end of his formal transition out of state government, established a new practice based in his Morris County hometown. Giuliani said in an interview that ...

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Christie Blocks Release Of Kushner Company Docs

Fast Company reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is blocking requests for copies of his office’s correspondence with the real estate company previously managed by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law. Christie, whose eight-year administration spent almost $1 million battling to keep public records secret, issued a letter in his last week in Trenton that declared any requests involving his ...

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Christie: Mueller Is Honest, Smart, Hard Working, And His Investigation Has Been Effective So Far [VIDEO]

This will go down well in the Trump camp: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) defended special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia’s election meddling on Monday, saying that “you can’t argue the investigation hasn’t been effective so far.” In an appearance at the University of Chicago, Christie said he has repeatedly told President Trump that “there’s no way ...

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Christie Sticks State With $85K Official Portrait Bill

The New Jersey Record reports: To most people, the image that sums up Chris Christie’s time as governor is the picture of him on that beach closed to everyone else, in that chair with his family and friends while the public was shut out of state parks on a holiday weekend during a government shutdown. The image that Christie wants ...

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Christie: Trump’s Big Mouth Might Land Him In Jail

The Hill reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Sunday warned that President Trump’s “hyperbolic” style could have consequences if he testifies for special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “One of the things that makes the president who he is is that he’s a salesman, and salesmen at times tend to be hyperbolic,” Christie said during a panel ...

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Chris Christie: Trump Should Dodge Mueller Interview

The Hill reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Tuesday he doesn’t believe President Trump should sit for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the Russia investigation. “Robert Mueller is not someone to be trifled with. And he’s not someone who takes lightly the words of anybody who he’s looking at,” Christie said. “I ...

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Christie Booted From Airport Security VIP Line

CBS News reports: Being governor is so yesterday. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie learned the hard way that his special treatment is over. Christie tried to circumvent a TSA checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C Thursday morning. Christie was with his State Police detail and attempted to enter through a special access area, located near the exit ...

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Christie Signs Bump Stocks Ban On Last Day In Office

NJ.com reports: New Jersey has now banned “bump stocks,” controversial firearm accessories allegedly used by the shooter in last year’s Las Vegas massacre. The devices can be affixed to semiautomatic riffles to allow them to fire bullets, mimicking automatic weapons. But under the new law — which takes effect immediately — anyone who owns one has 90 days to surrender ...

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Chris Christie: Jared Kushner Deserves The Scrutiny He’s Getting In The Russia Collusion Probe [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said that White House senior adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner “deserves the scrutiny” he’s getting from the ongoing Russia probe that has so far ensnared three former Trump aides. “I’m telling you that he deserves the scrutiny, you know why? Because he was involved in the transition ...

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Chris Christie: Kushner Got Me Fired From Trump Gig

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in the final flailing days of his term and Politico has published a lengthy exit interview of sorts. This might be the most interesting bit: Christie’s generous interpretation of Trump’s treatment of him even extends to his own ouster. Two days after Trump’s surprise win, Steve Bannon and Christie were seen arguing for several ...

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Christie Hits Back At Bannon: His Last 15 Minutes Of Fame Is Over And Nobody Cares About Him [VIDEO]

Politico reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ripped into Steve Bannon on Monday, mocking the fired White House aide as a powerless figure who was looking for his “last 15 minutes of fame” during a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday. The Republican governor, who ran President Donald Trump’s transition team before being sidelined after the election, rejected Bannon’s allegation ...

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Chris Christie In Talks To Join CNN Or MSNBC

CNN reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s possible career as a sports broadcaster may not have panned out, but he might still have a shot at a television gig. Christie has had conversations with both MSNBC and CNN about possible contributor deals after his term ends, according to three sources with knowledge of the talks. “Yes. They are talking about ...

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Bannon: Christie Lost Cabinet Post When He Didn’t Back Trump During The Pussy-Grabbing Scandal [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former White House chief strategist says New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) wasn’t considered for a cabinet position in President Trump’s administration because he failed to offer support after the infamous and explosive release of a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape. “Christie, because of Billy Bush weekend, was not looked at for a cabinet position,” Bannon said in ...

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Chris Christie: Ted Cruz Is Lying About Voting Against Sandy Relief Because The Bill Was Pork-Filled [VIDEO]

NJ.com reports: Gov. Chris Christie slammed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night for saying two-thirds of the Hurricane Sandy relief aid had “nothing to do with Sandy.” Christie, speaking on MSNBC a day after Cruz made the assertion on the same network the prior day, called the lawmaker out by name and accused him of exploiting national disasters for his ...

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REPORT: Trump Blindsided Staffers With FBI Director Pick Because “He Was Simply Tired Of The Search”

Politico reports: John Kelly’s predecessor, Reince Priebus, complained privately about the president’s Twitter tactics and was often blindsided by his pronouncements. For example, advisers believed for days that Trump was likely to pick John Pistole as FBI director. Inside the administration, three officials said, there was little initial support for Christopher Wray, the former FBI official who was New Jersey ...

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Chris Christie: That Heckling Cubs Fan Is Just Lucky I Didn’t Dump My Nachos On Him, Which Was An Option

CBS Chicago reports: Chris Christie reminded people Wednesday that he didn’t dump nachos on a Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him. Speaking at an unrelated event in Trenton, the Republican governor said three days after he confronted a heckler at a Milwaukee Brewers-Cubs game that he won’t quit attending baseball games. “I didn’t dump the nachos on him or anything, ...

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Chris Christie Confronts Ballpark Heckler [VIDEO]

New York Magazine reports: Governor Chris Christie, who had a 15 percent approval rating in New Jersey before Beachgate, has wisely decided to take his tough-guy routine on the road this summer. On Sunday, Christie, whose son works for the Brewers, was in Milwaukee to take in a Brewers-Cubs game. When heckled by a Cubs fan, Christie got right in ...

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Chris Christie Signs Transgender Student Rights Bill

CBS News reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday requiring the state to give guidance to public schools about policies for transgender students, including blocking the schools from forcing the students from using bathrooms that conflict with their gender identities. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded the Republican governor for signing the measure saying that Christie ...

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Chris Christie Auditions For Sports Radio Gig

The New York Daily News reports: Chris Christie better hope his radio ratings are higher than his approval rating. The New Jersey governor, who currently owns a record-low 15 percent approval rating, will be sharing his thoughts on the local sports scene for WFAN next week. Christie is set to co-host the afternoon drive time from 2-6:30 p.m. on New ...

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NEW JERSEY: Chris Christie Roasted After Sunning On Beach He Ordered Closed Over Budget Impasse

The New York Times reports: Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey provoked widespread ridicule as pictures emerged of him and his family sunning themselves on an empty beach that had been closed during the holiday weekend because of a state government shutdown. Mr. Christie was shown in aerial photographs relaxing in a beach chair on Sunday at the governor’s official ...

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