He said America must represent the strongest military and economic power, but...
Courting powerful Jewish donors for the second time in two months, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Sunday for a more aggressive foreign policy that defends American values abroad — even in “in some very messy, difficult places.” “The rest of the world watches in desperation and hope that America will realize and act upon […]
Even self-proclaimed Christie fans said his political brand probably has suffered permanent damage
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dismissing his administration’s traffic scandal as “a footnote” in his political future. Some in the GOP’s elite business class may be close to dismissing him as a serious contender for the party nomination in 2016. Shortly after Christie discussed his White House ambitions in Washington on Wednesday, Republican donors […]
The total amount borne by taxpayers will be higher when other attorneys' fees are added
New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling has endured defeat after defeat in the courts, but one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense — the law firm hired to help Gov. Chris Christie defend a lawsuit filed by the four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA. The firm — Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher […]
Both appeared at Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson's casino
Two of the nation’s highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America’s challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker also stoked speculation about their own presidential ambitions as they gave frustrated Republicans advice on how […]
Taxpayer-funded report concluded 'there is not a shred of evidence" the governor knew'
Investigations led by federal authorities and New Jersey legislators are continuing to delve into the lane closures near the George Washington Bridge, even as Gov. Chris Christie’s own probe has concluded that he was not involved in the plot to block traffic. Politically connected New York lawyer Randy Mastro released a report exonerating Christie on […]
Six people who tried to disrupt a town hall meeting hosted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were ejected from the building in what became the governor’s most raucous community gathering in the weeks since his administration became ensnared in a political payback scandal. Police removed one protester, Rowan University student Michael Brein, after he […]
"She's not someone who's running away and living the life of a hermit"
A key figure in a political payback investigation involving Gov. Chris Christie’s administration voluntarily came to court to watch lawyers argue over whether her subpoena from a legislative investigatory panel should be quashed. A lawyer said Bridget Kelly, the former Christie aide at the center of a plot to block traffic near the George Washington […]
Christie's viability as a 2016 Republican presidential candidate has been called into question
Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback plot ensnaring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration will be in court to try to convince a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other private communications to state legislators investigating the matter. The subpoenas seek documents involving the intentional blocking of […]
Candidates are reluctant to appear in public with Christie
His political future clouded by scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pressed ahead on a national fundraising tour Thursday, but kept a low profile during a brief Boston appearance that attracted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats. Romney, a former Massachusetts governor who maintains an office in Boston, and Republican gubernatorial […]
Christie is scheduled to attend just one public event, avoided a media-sponsored forum and, wasn't granting interviews,
Moving cautiously to repair his image, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is maintaining a low profile this weekend as the nation’s governors gather in Washington. The usually outspoken Christie is scheduled to attend just one public event over the three-day annual meeting. He avoided a media-sponsored forum on Friday, wasn’t granting interviews, won’t attend a […]