Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 3rd, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, COVID-19 | Tags: Chris Christie, COVID-19 | 1 Comment »
In consultation with my doctors, I checked myself into Morristown Medical Center this afternoon. While I am feeling good and only have mild symptoms, due to my history of asthma we decided this is an important precautionary measure.— Governor Christie (@GovChristie) October 3, 2020
We can end the speculation that former Governor Chris Christie will try to get his old job back next year.
Christie has accepted a paid gig as the keynote speaker for the Northeast Regional Carwash Convention in Atlantic City on October 4, 2021, according to Carwash.com.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 14th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: 2021 Governors Race, Atlantic City, Chris Christie, Northeast Regional Carwash Convention | 1 Comment »
Christie criticizes Murphy for not doing enough for N.J. small businesses as he raises $800K in donations for his nonprofit
Former Gov. Chris Christie has raised close to $800,000 in committed funding for a nonprofit he started with his wife that gives $3,000 forgivable loans to small businesses struggling to remain open amid the coronavirus outbreak, the couple said Tuesday.
Christie and former First Lady Mary Pat Christie say they’ve received more than 3,000 applications from small businesses since they launched the nonprofit last month. The group, the New Jersey 30-Day Fund, has approved funding for 120 businesses from the more than 3,000 they’ve received, they said.
At the same time, the former governor accused G… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 21st, 2020 | Author: NJNewsCommons | Filed under: Business, Chris Christie, COVID-19, New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: Chris Christie, COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey, NJ 30 Day Fund, Small Business | Comments Off on Christie criticizes Murphy for not doing enough for N.J. small businesses as he raises $800K in donations for his nonprofit
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s days as a presidential candidate may not be over.
Christie told The Hill in a new video interview he wouldn’t rule out running for the White House in 2024.
“I would certainly, you know, look at the race in 2024, and I would not back off from that at all,” Christie said.
Christie unsuccessful ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016 — a nod that ultimately went to President Donald Trump.
Christie has hinted since then that he may run again. But this is the most direct response Christie has given so far.
It comes a little more than a month after … Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 14th, 2020 | Author: NJNewsCommons | Filed under: Chris Christie | Tags: 2024 Presidential race, Chris Christie | 3 Comments »
By Art Gallagher
Last week while Governor Phil Murphy was violating his own Executive Orders and keeping his knee on the neck of New Jersey’s small businesses, former Governor Chris Christie took two significant steps in his political comeback.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 14th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, COVID-19, Opinion, Phil Murphy | Tags: COVID-19, Governor Chris Christie, Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey, Opinion | 2 Comments »
Former NJ Governor said George Washington Bridge lane closure prosecution “changed the course of history”
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie slammed his successor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Obama Justice Department today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturning the convictions of Bridget Ann Kelly and Bill Baroni for their roles in closing down entrance lanes to the George Washington Bridge in September of 2013.
Christie, who was considered the front runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination before the scandal broke open in early 2014, said the prosecution of Kelly and Baroni “changed the course of history.”
Christie’s full statement is as follows:Read the rest of this entry » Posted: May 7th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Bridgegate, Chris Christie | Tags: Bridgegate, Chris Christie, Obama Justice Department, Paul Fishman | 12 Comments »
Former Gov. Chris Christie on Monday told CNN the country should reopen despite projections that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic could kill thousands of Americans.
Christie, a Republican and backer of President Trump, pointed to the “economic devastation” from widespread closures of businesses put in place to help slow the spread of the virus.
“Of course, everybody wants to save every life they can — but the question is, towards what end, ultimately?” Christie said in an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash for The Daily DC Podcast. “Are there ways that we can… thread the middle here to allow that th… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 5th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, COVID-19, Economy | Tags: Chris Christie, COVID-19, Economy | Comments Off on Christie says U.S. should reopen despite warnings of jump in coronavirus deaths
Assemblywoman Holly Schepsi, (R-Bergen) announced on facebook that she is one of the New Jersey residents on self-quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, Bergen County, coronavirus, COVID-19, New Jersey | Comments Off on Bergen County Assemblywoman Is Self-Quarantined
Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov Sheila Oliver announced that a New Jersey man died as a result of the coronavirus.
The individual is a male in his 60s from Bergen County.
“We are sad to report the first death in a case of COVID-19 in New Jersey. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time. We remain vigilant to doing all we can — across all levels of government — to protect the people of New Jersey.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy, Lt Gov Sheila Oliver, New Jersey | Comments Off on Bergen County Man, 60’s, Dies from COVID-19
By the late afternoon, the current Democratic governor and the former Republican governor were mixing it up in a pretty feisty Twitter fight.
Christie shared an editorial from The Press of Atlantic City, written less than a week after Murphy unveiled his latest budget, that took the governor to task for wanting to raise taxes on people who earn more than $1 million a year and on cigarettes.Murphy then swung back.“We’re still digging out of the … Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 2nd, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: Chris Christie, New Jersey, NJ News Commons, Phil Murphy, Twitter | 7 Comments »