Tag Archives: Chris Christie

Just 10% Of NJ Voters Back Another Christie WH Run

Just in from Monmouth Polling: Just 10 percent of people from New Jersey would like to see former Gov. Chris Christie (R) run for the presidency again in 2024, a Monmouth University Poll found. Christie, who launched an unsuccessful campaign to be the Republican nominee in the 2016 election, received little support from his home state for another presidential run …

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Christie: Cheney Did This To Herself By Bashing Trump

“I think Liz is doing what she wants to do. I don’t think Liz wants to be in leadership anymore because once she won the vote earlier, she continued to press this issue publicly in a way that was antagonizing the people who were against her, and I think you don’t have an entitlement to be in leadership, but you …

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Christie: Overall I’d Grade Trump’s Presidency An “A”

Mediaite reports: Chris Christie said on Fox News Friday night he would give Donald Trump’s presidency an A grade. Christie repeatedly called out Trump over his false and completely ridiculous claims about the 2020 election. He even said rather directly on January 10th that Trump should be impeached for incitement to insurrection, after an angry mob of Trump supporters stormed …

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Axios: Chris Christie Seriously Considering 2024 WH Bid

Axios reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seriously considering running for president in 2024, three people familiar with his thinking tell Axios. While Christie isn’t saying anything publicly about his thinking — besides telling radio host Hugh Hewitt he’s not ruling it out — people close to him have an early sense of the rationale and outlines of …

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Chris Christie Backs Impeachment For Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on Sunday that he believed President Trump’s actions before supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last week amounted to an “impeachable offense.” While appearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Christie, a former U.S. attorney who has supported Trump, said that Republicans in Congress would have to “vote their conscience” if an …

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Christie Won’t Rule Out 2024 Run Against Trump

The Hill reports: “I would not rule it out,” Chris Christie said on the Hugh Hewitt Show on Monday when asked if he would rule out a presidential run against Trump if he decided to run in four years. Christie ran against Trump in the 2016 Republican primary in 2016, but later dropped out of the race and endorsed him. …

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Christie: Trump’s Lawsuits Are An “Absurdity” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The interview on ABC’s This Week began with host Martha Raddatz asking Christie what his message is to Republicans backing the Trump campaign’s legal efforts. “Well, listen, the legal theory put forward by his legal team and by the president is an absurdity,” Christie fired back. “And the reason why the Supreme Court didn’t take it is because …

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Chris Christie: The Conduct Of The President’s Legal Team Has Been A “National Embarrassment” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Several prominent Republicans said this weekend that President Trump’s legal arguments had run their course, calling on him to concede to Joe Biden or at least allow the presidential transition process to begin. “The conduct of the president’s legal team has been a national embarrassment,” Chris Christie said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” Christie, a Trump …

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Christie Rips Trump For Evidence-Free Fraud Claims

Axios reports: One of President Trump’s top allies publicly rebuked him on Thursday night for failing to produce evidence to support his unfounded claims that Democrats were stealing the election from him. Driving the news: “We heard nothing today about any evidence,” former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on ABC. “This kind of thing, all it does is inflame …

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Christie Surprised Pence Will Continue Campaigning After His Top Staffers Tested Positive For Coronavirus

The Washington Post reports: Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie (R) said Sunday that he was “a little bit surprised” that Pence is sticking to his campaign schedule, given that two of his top staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus. “Everybody’s got to put the health of the people they’re going to be in touch with first,” Christie …

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Christie Pens WSJ Op-Ed: “I Should Have Worn A Mask”

The Washington Post reports: Former New Jersey governor and longtime Trump ally Chris Christie published a striking op-ed in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal in which he laments “the polarization of something as practical as a mask” and admits that his own failure to wear one at a White House event last month could have been fatal. “I am lucky to …

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Christie Urges Trump To Promote Wearing Face Masks: “I Let My Guard Down” And It Really Cost Me [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, newly recovered from the coronavirus, urged President Donald Trump on Friday to encourage the wearing of face masks among Americans. In his first TV interview since contracting Covid-19 earlier this month, Christie — a close ally of the White House who served as the president’s debate coach last month — said it …

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Christie Now Regrets Not Wearing Mask Around Trump

The New York Times reports: Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who was recently battling a coronavirus infection, said on Thursday that he was “wrong” not to wear a mask at an event honoring Judge Amy Coney Barrett and in his debate preparation sessions with President Trump, and that people should take the threat of the virus seriously. In …

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Christie Prescribed Same COVID Drug Given To Trump

CNN reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being kept under close watch by doctors as he enters his second week in the hospital battling the coronavirus, making his case the most serious among senior Republicans in contact with President Donald Trump while he may have been carrying the virus. Most senior Republicans in Trump’s circle either are convalescing …

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Christie Still Hospitalized, Doctors Mum On Condition

The New Jersey Advance reports: As former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spends his seventh day in a hospital being treated for COVID-19, current Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday his predecessor is “the quintessential Jersey fighter.” Christie’s exact condition remains unknown and it’s still unclear what course of treatment he’s receiving. The 58-year-old hasn’t tweeted since Saturday, and doctors, family, …

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Chris Christie Checks Into Hospital As A “Precaution”

The Independent reports: Chris Christie has checked into hospital as a “precautionary measure”, according to a tweet on his official account on Saturday. The former New Jersey governor, who has asthma, drove himself to hospital in his home state, CNN reported. “In consultation with my doctors, I checked myself into Morristown Medical Center this afternoon. While I am feeling good …

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Chris Christie Tests COVID+, Helped With Debate Prep

CNN reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who helped President Donald Trump prepare for the first presidential debate earlier this week, has tested positive for Covid-19, he announced on Twitter Saturday. “I just received word that I am positive for COVID-19,” Christie wrote. “I want to thank all of my friends and colleagues who have reached out to ask …

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Christie Says Masks Weren’t Worn During Debate Prep

NBC News reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who helped Trump prepare for Tuesday’s presidential debate, said that “no one” was wearing masks in the room during preparations. “No one was wearing masks in the room when we were prepping the president,” he told ABC’s “Good Morning America,” adding that he “feels fine” and is not showing any signs …

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Christie To Help Trump Prepare For Biden Debates

Axios reports: Two weekends ago, President Trump met with a group of his closest aides in the conference room of his Bedminster golf club to discuss a subject that has been weighing heavily on his mind: the three scheduled debates with Joe Biden. In the room with Trump were his son-in-law Jared Kushner, campaign manager Bill Stepien, senior adviser Jason …

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Chris Christie Cashes In With Bailout Funds Lobbying

Politico reports: Chris Christie dreamed of becoming president. Now, he’s settling for a different role in Washington: lobbyist. The former New Jersey governor is making big money from businesses trying to tap the gusher of coronavirus relief funds coming from the federal government. Newly filed disclosures show Christie’s firm pulled in $240,000 in less than three months for lobbying the …

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