New Jersey Governor Chris Christie challenged his fellow Republicans to put forward more policy positions to solve the nation’s ills as he courted a constituency crucial to a potential presidential bid.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s budget will propose tax cuts for low-income families, a retirement savings plan and ask Congress to make permanent certain tax breaks to offset the cost of higher education.
Republican Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin and a potential 2016 presidential candidate, said e- mails from a corruption probe while he was a county executive are old news being used by Democrats for political reasons.
Scott Walker’s status as a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate was growing as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s was sinking amid the furor raised by politically motivated lane closings and traffic jams.
Embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on the offensive in a speech in Chicago today, challenging some in his own party on what Republicans should stand for as they prepare for the 2016 presidential election.