Chris reviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s press conference and apology following revelations that his staff orchestrated traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge for a political payback. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and Ray Didinger to preview this week’s NFL playoff matchups.
A wounded Chris Christie is working to move beyond the most challenging test of his political career, a traffic scandal that rocked his administration this week and threatens to tarnish his national image ahead of the next presidential contest.
Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday apologized to his constituents and said he was “embarrassed and humiliated” by his staff but had no idea his aides may have closed highway lanes to exact political retribution.
Lawmakers have accused a former appointee of Gov. Chris Christie of contempt after he refused to answer questions from a legislative committee looking into a scandal involving punitive traffic lane closures.
Christie has been riding high in many presidential primary surveys, most recently Quinnipiac University’s “national thermometer,” released Thursday afternoon.
Chris covers the political scandal surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in Ft. Lee. He talks to Christie biographer Bob Ingle, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, and Comedian Greg Proops.
A top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is linked through emails and text messages to a seemingly deliberate plan to create traffic gridlock in a town at the base of a major bridge after its mayor refused to endorse Christie for re-election.
Chris returns from his Christmas vacation to discuss the impact of unemployment insurance with economist Peter Morici, climate change with meteorologist Joe Bastardi, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s signing of the state’s version of the DREAM Act.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has postponed the ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs for students who entered the United States illegally.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has declared a State of Emergency in anticipation of the severe winter storm that is expected to arrive in New Jersey beginning Thursday evening.
The momentum toward marriage equality grew stronger in 2013, as a sea change of public, legal, and political opinion on LGBT rights rippled across the country.
The death of US Senator Frank Lautenberg led to a special election for his seat. Newark mayor Cory Booker won handily.
“I’ll be waiting for all the apology letters from all the people, some in this room, who said that I was not serious about tuition equality and that somehow this was an election prank,” Christie said today.
The Fair Share Housing Center contends that blacks and Latinos have been turned down for housing aid at rates far higher than whites.
A dominant re-election victory in hand, NJ Gov. Chris Christie is pursuing a path to bolster his resume as a get-it-done Republican leader.