With termed-out Gov. Chris Christie’s approval ratings in the gutter in this blue state, the 2017 GOP gubernatorial nomination isn’t looking like an incredibly valuable prize right now. But Team Red’s prospects probably aren’t so bad...Show More Summary
A former top aide to the New Jersey governor did a lot of explaining on the stand Friday.
If there's anyone out there who's hoping the 2016 campaign never ends, it's embattled New Jersey governor Chris Christie. While campaign staffers and reporters will go home to their families and have a few scotch and Xanax cocktails, Christie will have to turn his full attention to an increasingly shitty situation for him regarding Bridgegate. Show More Summary
On Friday, Bridget Anne Kelly, former Deputy Chief of Staff to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and author of the notorious “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, took the stand in her own defense in the ongoing Bridgegate trial. Read more...
This is extremely damaging testimony from Chris Christie’s former deputy chief of staff. The former deputy chief of staff testified that the governor approved the study, which prosecutors allege actually was cover-up for a revenge plot against a local Democratic mayor. Christie has long maintained that he knew nothing about the lane closures that brought [...]
The former Democrat now calls himself a conservative on his radio show. Former Saturday Night Live star Joe Piscopo came to the statehouse today for an afternoon sit-down with Governor Chris Christie. The purpose? Now a radio show host, Piscopo is feeling out a run for governor next year. Formerly a Democrat, Piscopo is now [...]
Reuters reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the “Bridgegate” scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie’s statements that he only learned about them afterward. Show More Summary
Giving her version of events for the first time, Bridget Anne Kelly, the deputy chief of staff to Gov. Chris Christie, said in court the governor had signed off on the plan.
Notwithstanding Richard Nixon’s erroneous quip in 1960, after our governor’s term is up, we won’t have Chris Christie to kick around anymore. At least in the political realm. His Bridgegate lies and his affinity for a deeply flawed presidential candidate...Read more
With Gov. Chris Christie on his way out, comedian and actor Joe Piscopo may be eyeing up the big seat in Trenton. The former Saturday Night Live star met with Christie at the Statehouse this week to discuss running for governor of New Jersey in 2017. Show More Summary
Former Saturday Night Live star Joe Piscopo met with Gov. Chris Christie as he “is feeling out a run for governor next year,” PolitickerNJ reports.
Testimony on Wednesday by Chris Christie’s former press secretary added to mounting evidence that the New Jersey governor knew earlier than he has acknowledged that key members of his staff were involved in the “Bridgegate” plot to create traffic gridlock as political payback....
Chris Christie's approval rating has dropped to its lowest point yet and is approaching a record level for any New Jersey governor in recent memory, according to a new poll. The Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released...Show More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's approval among registered voters has plunged to a point where only two of his predecessors can say they have had lower ratings. Gov. Chris Christie's job approval rating sank to a new low, according to a poll that shows it slipping from 26 percent in June to 21 percent in October. Show More Summary
A new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating has dropped to its lowest point yet — just 21% — and is approaching a record level for any New Jersey governor in recent memory.
In an interview with MSNBC's Kelly O'Donnell, New Jersey governor and Trump surrogate Chris Christie hedged on whether or not he was proud of the campaign he represented.
A former associate of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie denied any involvement in the “Bridgegate” scandal at his criminal trial on Monday, portraying himself as a duped victim of another Christie political appointee who has already pleaded guilty. Bill Baroni, a former executive at...
Several months ago, in A Not So Hidden Tax Increase?, I commented on the decision by New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie to explore the termination of the income tax reciprocity agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I explained...Show More Summary
NJ.com reports that on Friday, October 14, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill raising the state’s gasoline tax by 23 cents per gallon, the first such increase since 1988. The higher rate will take effect on November 1.Show More Summary
Lost in all of the Trump surrogate duties he's been doing this year has been the fact that Chris Christie is still the governor of New Jersey, something people mostly remember through the lens of Bridgegate destroying his chance to be vice-president. Show More Summary