It was a lovely weekend in New Jersey, and governor Chris Christie celebrated it by closing a popular beach, which he then subsequently occupied with his family. Then he lied about it, until drone footage proved it.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is facing heavy criticism after he was photographed relaxing on a state beach he had ordered closed to the public.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has given New Jersey National Guard leader General Michael Cunniff 90 days to lose weight, or else.
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The action comes after Christie's staff told The Washington Post that the governor was unaware the general had been reprimanded by the Pentagon about his weight and for repeatedly dodging physical-fitness tests.
Make America Florida? No thanks, says New Hampshire's Republican primary voters in a new survey conducted by Emerson College Polling, in which Chris Christie leapfrogged over Ron DeSantis into second place, behind Donald Trump.
This is a far cry from the days of yesteryear — as in last March — when DeSantis and Trump were tied in New Hampshire at 39%-39%, according to Axios, and DeSantis was considered to be a candidate showing "early state strength." — Read the rest
Chris Christie ridiculed Ron DeSantis on CNN for playing stupid about the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, painting the Trump-wannabe as a relic from the Dark Ages. (See video below, posted by Kaitlan Collins.)
After Christie was shown a clip of DeSantis, who deduced that it was impossible to form an opinion on Jan. — Read the rest
Chris Christie was, predictably, booed by half the audience today at a Faith and Freedom Coalition event after he criticized MAGA king Donald Trump. Apparently the mob was none too please to hear Christie admit that the former one-term prez has "let us down." — Read the rest
Chris Christie attacked rival Donald Trump last night in a 90-minute town hall on CNN, branding the twice-convicted former game show host as a loser. And a loser. And a loser. And it might be the only time the former New Jersey governor has ever told the honest-to-goodness truth. — Read the rest
Chris Christie announced his 2024 presidential candidacy yesterday with a bang, wasting no time in hammering the Trump family — specifically Ivanka and Jared Kushner.
"Let me tell you something, everybody. The grift from this family is breathtaking. It's breathtaking," the opportunistic, former New Jersey governor said to a roomful of people in Manchester, New Hampshire, slinging the same insults he's made for years about the avaricious couple. — Read the rest
Fox News anchor John Roberts tried to make a funny about Chris Christie's weight today, suggesting in a dumb, rambling, near-incoherent joke that the former New Jersey governor can guzzle down one helluva milkshake.
"… And judging by Chris Christie's physical stature, he could drink a lot of that milkshake if he wanted to," went the punchline. — Read the rest
Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor and variously pro- and anti-Trump Republican, is readying his bid for the GOP nomination in 2024. Axios summarizes his plan:`
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Being joyful and hitting a more hopeful note aimed at America's "exhausted majority."
Ex-New Jersey governor Chris Christie, the petulant, bridge-closing, Trump-worshiping, poor-man's Tony Soprano, has a niece after his own heart. Shannon Epstein, 25, was on a Spirit airlines plane on the runway at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Lousianna when she reportedly began accusing a Latino family of being drug mules. — Read the rest
Ex-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is best known for three things:
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- Closing Island Beach State Park during a government shutdown then taking an expensive taxpayer-funded family holiday there.
- His disastrous handling of the deadly lane closure of the George Washington Bridge, which he is suspected of ordering to exact revenge on a mayor who didn't support his reelection bid.
Chris Christie's got a new memoir, "Let Me Finish," and Matt Taibbi (previously), Rolling Stone's most incandescent and relentless writer, has done us all the mercy of reading Christie so we don't have to.
Chris Christie, the much-reviled former New Jersey governor, learned that he will no longer be treated like the important person he pretends to be. Yesterday at Newark Liberty International Airport Christie headed straight to the special VIP entrance with his state police security detail but was turned away. — Read the rest
Sick burn, EWR. The crooked as heck governor of New Jersey has barely been out of office for three whole days, and he gets escorted out by a cop when attempting to waddle his way into Newark International Airport's VIP entrance. — Read the rest
As of Monday, there is a new kind of "DUI" in New Jersey: Droning Under the Influence.
On his final day of being New Jersey's (incredibly unpopular) governor, Chris Christie signed a law making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft drunk or under the influence of drugs. — Read the rest
After firing James Comey for the crime of "showboating," Trump chose Christopher Wray to be the new FBI director. A Senate committee approved the nomination. This is the lawyer who collected over $600 thousand from New Jersey taxpayers for personally representing Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal. — Read the rest
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is now the most unpopular governor in America, according to a new poll by Morning Consult. Since September, when he was still Donald Trump's toady, Christie has picked up 3 percentage points in the unpopularity department. — Read the rest
New Jersey governor Chris Christie told a reporter that President Donald Trump made him order meatloaf when they ate a meal together at the White House this week.
It's hard to believe it, people, but yes. This is where we are. — Read the rest
Civil asset forfeiture is the bizarre American practice of seizing peoples' property without charging its owner: instead the property is charged with being the ill-gotten gains of a crime, and if the owner doesn't pay their property's legal bills, the police get to keep or sell the property.
Earlier this year, Chris Christie appointee David Wildstein pleaded guilty to ordering lane closings on the George Washington bridge in 2003 to punish a New Jersey mayor for not supporting Christie's gubernatorial bid. Wildstein is now a star witness against two other people in Christie's inner circle who've been charged with conspiring to close the bridge lanes. — Read the rest