Tag Archives: Chris Christie

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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SCOTUS Tosses New Jersey “Bridgegate” Convictions

CNN reports: The Supreme Court threw out fraud convictions on Thursday against two New Jersey officials involved in the “Bridgegate” political scandal, the George Washington Bridge traffic jam that rocked the administration of then-Gov. Chris Christie. Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Elena Kagan said that “for no reason” other than “political payback” the aides “used deception” to cut access …

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Christie: Open Now, Accept The Deaths That Will Come

The New Jersey Advance reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that “there are going to be deaths no matter what,” called for leaders to allow people to get back to work before we “destroy American way of life” by shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking on The Daily DC Podcast hosted by CNN’s Dana Bash on Monday, …

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Christie: Trump Would Campaign Against Republican Senators Who Buck Party On Trial Witnesses [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) says in a new interview that President Trump may target Republican senators who buck party leadership and vote for additional witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial for primary challenges. In an interview with ABC News, Christie said he could “definitely” see the president at least encouraging primary challengers if not …

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LOL: Christie Launches Think Tank On Civility In Politics

WNYC reports: Chris Christie, the former governor of New Jersey who built a political brand around unfiltered frank talk aimed at political opponents and constituents alike, is starting a think tank centered on something unexpected: Civility in politics. “Unfortunately our politics have gotten so ugly and divisive in the country that people are not having civilized conversations,” Christie told NJ …

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Ex-Christie Aide Gets 13 Months In Bridgegate Scandal

New York’s WINS radio reports: Bridget Anne Kelly, former Gov. Chris Christie’s deputy chief of staff who became a central figure in the infamous “Bridgegate” scandal, was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal judge to 13 months in prison for her role in shutting down lanes to the George Washington Bridge. And she had harsh words for the former governor, …

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Christie Blasts Trump’s Lies About Security Clearances

Politico reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that the White House’s lack of transparency surrounding security clearances for President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, is indefensible. Christie, a frequent defender of Trump on cable TV who came close to being his pick for vice president in 2016, said that last week’s reporting by …

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Chris Christie Floats Wife For Possible 2020 House Run

The New Jersey Globe reports: Former Gov. Chris Christie is touting his wife as a potential challenger to Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) in New Jersey’s 11th district next year. Christie launched the trial balloon at a book signing Tuesday night at The Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. “Listen, the state would be incredibly lucky if Mary Pat Christie …

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