New Jersey Governor Chris Christie left the strobe lights home when he resumed his town hall meetings yesterday. The politician, who’s spawned dozens of viral video clips with his confrontations with teachers. lawmakers and even a combat veteran, took it down a notch.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in the first town-hall meeting since a political scandal about traffic erupted in his administration, blamed the federal government for holding up the distribution of billions of dollars in Hurricane Sandy aid.
A former Bernard Madoff aide on trial for fraud stemming from the con man’s $17 billion Ponzi scheme helped his own son, who also worked at the company, tackle a drug addiction after he repeatedly fell asleep under his desk, the first defense witness in the case told jurors.
Governor Chris Christie’s campaign won approval from New Jersey election regulators to use donations to cover the organization’s legal costs stemming from investigations of intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.
Even as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces an audit of his federally funded tourism advertisements, an influx of campaign money makes commercials paid for by taxpayers or corporate sponsors increasingly attractive to cash-strapped politicians.