Uh oh: Fired Port Authority exec claims Christie knew of lane closings; Update Christie denies

posted at 4:16 pm on January 31, 2014 by Allahpundit

He says he’s got evidence, but at this point, I don’t know if it matters. The accusation alone coming from this guy is a five-alarm fire.

Can’t wait for the Christie close-up at the Super Bowl this weekend.

The former Port Authority official who personally oversaw the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge in the scandal now swirling around Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said on Friday that the governor knew about the lane closings when they were happening, and that he had the evidence to prove it.

In a letter released by his lawyer, the official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which controls the bridge, described the order to close the lanes as “the Christie administration’s order” and said “evidence exists as well tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures, during the period when the lanes were closed, contrary to what the governor stated publicly in a two-hour press conference” three weeks ago.

“Mr. Wildstein contests the accuracy of various statements that the governor made about him and he can prove the inaccuracy of some,” the letter added.

Wildstein’s got two possible reasons to lie. One, obviously, is revenge on Christie. Wildstein resigned in early December, no doubt under pressure from the governor’s office. Maybe he has an axe to grind now, if only because he assumed Christie would go to bat for an old friend like him. The other reason is immunity: He’s spent the last two weeks whispering to people that he’s willing to talk if he’s spared the threat of prosecution. The U.S. Attorney hasn’t taken the bait yet. This is an obvious pot-sweetener.

Will what he says make any difference to Christie’s political future, though? Even if he says something gassy like, “I have no hard evidence but, knowing how the governor’s office operated and knowing the governor personally for many years, I’m sure he knew,” that’ll be enough for Christie’s enemies. There are so many people, left and right, who want him out of the 2016 field that the accusation alone from someone at the heart of the scandal is seriously damaging. If Bridget Kelly comes out and agrees with Wildstein, I don’t know what happens to the rest of Christie’s term.

Here’s the letter from Wildstein’s lawyer. Stand by for updates.

Update: Charles Cooke makes a good point about the key passage from the letter:

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Wildstein’s not accusing him of knowing that the lanes were closed to punish a political enemy, merely that he knew that the lanes had been closed — maybe for a “traffic study.” There’s an unspecific accusation that Christie lied in his presser, but lied about what? That he knew this was retaliation or some more minor detail, like the specific date when he found out about the closings?

Update: Actually, per Politico, he did claim during his presser a few weeks ago that he didn’t know about the lane closings until they were over:

“I don’t know what else to say except to tell them that I had no knowledge of this — of the planning, the execution or anything about it — and that I first found out about it after it was over,” Christie said at the news conference. “And even then, what I was told was that it was a traffic study. And there was no evidence to the contrary until yesterday that was brought to my attention or anybody else’s attention.”

If Wildstein can prove what he claims then he can prove that Christie did indeed tell a lie during the presser. Not the key lie — that would be showing that Christie knew why the lanes were closed — but Christie’s enemies will run with it.

Update: Lo and behold:

He’s right. If you read the key passage from Wildstein’s lawyer closely, you’ll see that he doesn’t claim they have the evidence to prove Christie knew about the lane closings. He says it exists. Then, later, he says they can prove that Christie said something “inaccurate” at his presser. Hmmmm.

Update: The Newark Star-Ledger says that if Wildstein’s claim pans out, Christie must go.

Update: Christie responds:

“Mr. Wildstein’s lawyer confirms what the Governor has said all along – he had absolutely no prior knowledge of the lane closures before they happened and whatever Mr. Wildstein’s motivations were for closing them to begin with. As the Governor said in a December 13th press conference, he only first learned lanes were closed when it was reported by the press and as he said in his January 9th press conference, had no indication that this was anything other than a traffic study until he read otherwise the morning of January 8th. The Governor denies Mr. Wildstein’s lawyer’s other assertions.”

Update: Interesting.


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If he has evidence, then CRISTie is toast. I don’t think his word is enough though. Not after the Hoboken mayor lied about the diary entry.

Doughboy on January 31, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Lets see the evidence.

nobar on January 31, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Good News: RINO Christie is done for 2016.

Bad News: Mitt Romney jumps into the race to fill in the void.

sentinelrules on January 31, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Can’t get the image of him hugging Obama on the tarmac a week before the election… Let him SINK !

brewcrew67 on January 31, 2014 at 4:20 PM

I’m no fan of Christie, but lets see his “proof” first.

WisRich on January 31, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Oh, so this is what a curious media looks like when a politician (without the (D)) has a whiff of corruption?

Christie should be investigated but this is obviously a push by the liberal media palace guard eunuchs.

gwelf on January 31, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Heh, this should be fun.

GOPRanknFile on January 31, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Top Picks in 7 minutes?

That’s gotta be a record.

Bitter Clinger on January 31, 2014 at 4:24 PM

When you spend as much time insulting people on your own side it makes situations like these very difficult to overcome. I can’t see Chrsitie getting much help from anyone.

Flange on January 31, 2014 at 4:24 PM

evidence exists as well tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures,

I’m sure that Cuomo and Bloomberg had knowledge of the lane closures, too. Knowledge of the motive behind the closures is what matters.

blammm on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Good thing the Fat Man has Brucie’s shoulder to cry on…they’re “friends”!

CycloneCDB on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Kristie Kreme is donuts I tell you, Donuts!!!!!

Johnnyreb on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Grab the popcorn!

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

The Rotund One can burn in his own fat for all I care, but the NYT article does not deserve red letter font, and straight to “Top Picks” status. The guy was fired (asked to resign), and now he has an axe to grind with no evidence of any sort presented.

NotCoach on January 31, 2014 at 4:27 PM

RINOism and lying goes hand in hand. Christie is guilty as heck.

I smell burnt blubber.

Norwegian on January 31, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Kristie Kreme is donuts I tell you, Donuts!!!!!

Johnnyreb on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM


Oh, yassss …his ‘nuts are deep fried for sure!!!!!

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:30 PM

And yet the Butcher of Benghazi is going to be the next President General Secretary of the Central Committee.

A pox on both Christie and CLinton.

Steve Eggleston on January 31, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Kristie Kreme is donuts I tell you, Donuts!!!!!

Johnnyreb on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

An early candidate for Comment of the 2016 Campaign™

Steve Eggleston on January 31, 2014 at 4:31 PM

That he knew this was retaliation or some more minor detail, like the specific date when he found out about the closings?

Drawing a distinction between whether it’s one kind of lie or another won’t be much of a defense.

Curtiss on January 31, 2014 at 4:31 PM

The Rotund One can burn in his own fat for all I care, but the NYT article does not deserve red letter font, and straight to “Top Picks” status. The guy was fired (asked to resign), and now he has an axe to grind with no evidence of any sort presented.

NotCoach on January 31, 2014 at 4:27 PM

I agree.

It would be one thing if he had actually produced the evidence and it was clear the evidence backed up his assertion.

But just his say-so is just a “meh” at this point.

Bitter Clinger on January 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Grab the buttered popcorn!

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

DarkCurrent on January 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Could Governor Zeppelin be going down in flames? Oh, the Humanity!

kingsjester on January 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Wildstein’s not accusing him of knowing that the lanes were closed to punish a political enemy, merely that he knew that the lanes had been closed


LOL!
Sure, AP!

And ze Fuhrer had no idea ze ovens at the ze camps vere being used to punish his political enemies!!!!

For all he knew zey were Easy-Bake Ovens!!!!

You should just take the weekend and start your grieving process.

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Well at least we know what Obama whispered in his ear, “you got to punish your enemies”.

DDay on January 31, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Christy can just resign as a Republican and run again as a Dem. No one cares if Dems do that kind of stuff.

TexasDan on January 31, 2014 at 4:36 PM

I agree.

It would be one thing if he had actually produced the evidence and it was clear the evidence backed up his assertion.

But just his say-so is just a “meh” at this point.

Bitter Clinger on January 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM

YOu forget we live in a “post-partisan” world, where the sound of the accusation is enough to sink a Rat78′er like Christie, but even when concrete evidence is found against a Commucrat like Clinton, s/he skates scot-free.

Steve Eggleston on January 31, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Oh boy CNN and msdnc will focus on this all weekend instead of keystone

cmsinaz on January 31, 2014 at 4:36 PM

DarkCurrent on January 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM

This is about Christie not China, what are you doing here? Is your sensor calibrated to pick up stories beginning with Ch?

Just teasing you a little. :-)

Flange on January 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM

This will clear the way for the Palin/Cruz ticket in 2016.

Pablo Honey on January 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Next Rino push, Jeb Bush.

DDay on January 31, 2014 at 4:38 PM

2nd that Steve

cmsinaz on January 31, 2014 at 4:38 PM

What’s next? A secret, interracial love-child?

Christien on January 31, 2014 at 4:40 PM

The government should not act like this, and I’m glad to see CC is going to go down for this. Regardless of political party, it is wrong. Dont let the door hit you on your fata$$ Christie.

MoreLiberty on January 31, 2014 at 4:40 PM

I think there is a difference between being told about something and understanding what you were told or even remembering that you were told.

Russ808 on January 31, 2014 at 4:40 PM

Grab the popcorn!

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Well, in this instance, I believe the
Extra Buttery Movie Theater Popcorn is called for.

ToddPA on January 31, 2014 at 4:41 PM

This isn’t so bad for Christie considering he has spent more time doing late night television and other tv gigs that he would be just fine on the reality circuit.

Chris Christie’s New Jersey?

JR on January 31, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Well, now that I cannot purchase incandescent light bulbs and I refuse to purchase the mercury bombs, may I buy Christie’s carcass to light my home?

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:42 PM

I do think Romney would make a better President than any current Democrat and I wish the Democrats would nominate him.

PersonFromPorlock on January 31, 2014 at 4:43 PM

When your enemy is making a mistake, don’t interrupt them. Let’s not interrupt the libs on this one.

Burning Rain on January 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

LOL, straight to ‘top picks’.

Midas on January 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Oh, goodie, another fat-boy thread…

OmahaConservative on January 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Oh boy CNN and msdnc will focus on this all weekend instead of keystone

cmsinaz on January 31, 2014 at 4:36 PM


MSNBC Weekend Headlines for which they will later Apologize:

Christie Falsely Accused or Guilty of Attempted Blubber-Up?

Is Chrisite Only One Swallowing “Four Lanes Blocked for ‘Traffic Study’”?

Whale Christie Resign or Won’t He?

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM

And then this:

In his two-hour news conference earlier this month, Mr. Christie said his friendship with Mr. Wildstein had been overstated; that while the governor had been class president and an athlete, he did not recall Mr. Wildstein well from that period and had rarely seen him in recent months.

The Wall Street Journal has since published photos showing the two men laughing together at a Sept. 11 anniversary event — which happened during the four days the lanes were closed. A high school baseball coach also recalled them as friends in high school.

Amjean on January 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM

What’s next? A secret, interracial love-child?

Christien on January 31, 2014 at 4:40 PM

Do you mean an Actual Child, or a secret recipe
for a Chocolate glazed Donut?

ToddPA on January 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:42 PM

It would probably cost a lot, considering overnor Zeppelin’s inflated opinion of himself.

kingsjester on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Every man for himself. No one’s going to take the fall for the gov.

Tasha on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Calling it now – Christie QOTD Tonight!

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

MSNBC Weekend Headlines for which they will later Apologize:

Christie Falsely Accused or Guilty of Attempted Blubber-Up?

Is Chrisite Only One Swallowing “Four Lanes Blocked for ‘Traffic Study’”?

Whale Christie Resign or Won’t He?

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM

That’s funny considering all that Christie has done to suck up to the NBC crowd.

JR on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

michaelscherer ‏@michaelscherer 3m

NYTimes changes online lead, w/o correction. Strikes line that said Wildstein has evidence to prove Christie knew

sentinelrules on January 31, 2014 at 4:47 PM

I’ll be honest, I am very biased when it comes to christie and would love to see him fry over this.
but so far the evidence doesn’t seem to do that to him. seems to me to be pretty ambivalent so far.
but I do hope they have direct evidence.

dmacleo on January 31, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Calling it now – Christie QOTD Tonight!

PolAgnostic on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Count on it…

OmahaConservative on January 31, 2014 at 4:50 PM

“Oh My God. What will Bruce Springsteen think?”

-Governor Christie

portlandon on January 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

It doesn’t matter the lam will be going for the jugular

cmsinaz on January 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

where is the evidence? does he think that declaring “I HAVE EVIDENCE!!!!11″ is evidence?

Sachiko on January 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

allahpundit,
your too quick., remember Zimmer?

rob verdi on January 31, 2014 at 4:52 PM

ToddPA on January 31, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Actual.

Christien on January 31, 2014 at 4:52 PM

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:42 PM

It would probably cost a lot, considering overnor Zeppelin’s inflated opinion of himself.

kingsjester on January 31, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Shipping alone would cost a ton. Maybe just a leg then. :)

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:52 PM

I have a dream…

… that someday, the media will be as curious about *all* political scandals regardless of party…

I loathe Christie, but this has largely been a BS witch hunt, so far. If this guy has evidence, then let the cards fall where they may – I don’t want Christie destroyed by the libs/media simply because they *want* him gone. I don’t like it when they try to destroy Cruz and conservatives – don’t like this either. And if they succeed, it’ll just make the next attack more enthusiastic.

Midas on January 31, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Mitt Romneycare flip/flop’s on his defense of Chris Christie a few days ago in 3, 2, 1….

What is that I hear, nothing? I think the whole freaking Republican establishment is corrupt through and through!

FloatingRock on January 31, 2014 at 4:52 PM

To call this a scandal is laughable, but to blow it out of proportion like this is just beyond absurd. Look at all the faux outrage over a possible look at how the sausage is made, as they say, from the same people ignoring egregious abuses coming from the White House.

And I don’t even like the guy.

changer1701 on January 31, 2014 at 4:53 PM

So this is what a scandal looks like that can topple a candidacy before it even starts? A bridge closing. A bridge closing….

But out right LYING to the families of brave men killed in an embassy attack, including the death of an ambassador is hailed as tremendous leadership worthy of the Presidency?

Cue up the twilight zone music. I grew up in an alternate universe than the one I’m in now.

I just don’t get it.

jjjdad on January 31, 2014 at 4:53 PM

So much for your Romney/Christie plan, Mitt! : P

FloatingRock on January 31, 2014 at 4:53 PM

American Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens is not available for comment on this Bridge lane scandal.

portlandon on January 31, 2014 at 4:54 PM

American Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens is not available for comment on this Bridge lane scandal.

portlandon on January 31, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Perfect.

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:56 PM

“I wasn’t aware of the closings until I saw it in the news”

This excuse has weight. Its been used tons of times.

BobMbx on January 31, 2014 at 4:56 PM

I do think he’s done for a couple of years but he’ll be back – if he stays er..healthy, and if this is as bad as the scandalpolooza gets. I don’t like him but I have to admit that he’s got some talent.

Though, really, his friggn annoying accent and rude speaking style had disqualified him from the POS long before these scandals hit. If he had hired a voice coach he might have had a chance but ,alas, now these scandals have pretty much ended any presidential aspirations.

BoxHead1 on January 31, 2014 at 4:57 PM

“How would I know about lanes and bridges? I haven’t driven in 18 years.”

Christien on January 31, 2014 at 4:58 PM

It’s not the act of closing the lanes, it’s the cover up & lies.

If this evidence is proven to be true, Christie is one big Former Governor.

How many disgraced former Governors are there now from New Jersey?

As many as Illinois or New York?

portlandon on January 31, 2014 at 4:59 PM

If only Christie was a democrat instead of just acting like one.

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Not actual proof that Christie knew, just someone in administation

ConservativePartyNow on January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

If only Christie was a democrat instead of just acting like one.

HornetSting on January 31, 2014 at 4:59 PM

+1000000000000

OmahaConservative on January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

So this is what a scandal looks like that can topple a candidacy before it even starts? A bridge closing. A bridge closing….

But out right LYING to the families of brave men killed in an embassy attack, including the death of an ambassador is hailed as tremendous leadership worthy of the Presidency?

Cue up the twilight zone music. I grew up in an alternate universe than the one I’m in now.

I just don’t get it.

jjjdad on January 31, 2014 at 4:53 PM

i don’t get it either. obama does lots of dishonest and harmful things and gets away with it all. christie MIGHT have been involved in causing a few traffic jams and the left has repeatedly said “he’s done for.”

Sachiko on January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

That release is very weaselly and they probably don’t have squat.

Having said that, it doesn’t matter one lick because “journalists” will spread the smears and stealth edit as needed, after the damage is already done.

I’m not on board for Christie, but the corrupt news media eliminating candidates at will has to stop.

forest on January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM

POS POTUS – heh oops.

BoxHead1 on January 31, 2014 at 5:01 PM

He’s right. If you read the key passage from Wildstein’s lawyer closely, you’ll see that he doesn’t claim they have the evidence to prove Christie knew about the lane closings. He says it exists. Then, later, he says they can prove that Christie said something “inaccurate” at his presser. Hmmmm.

THIS NEEDS BOLDED RED LETTERS IN 400 PT FONT!!!! MELTING CHOCOLATE BUNNIES!!!! HUMPING ROBOTS!!!! FLAMING SKU…oops, wrong site for that.

NotCoach on January 31, 2014 at 5:01 PM

I call b.s. Let’s see the evidence and stfu until you produce the evidence. This is all about keeping it front and center in the news until Odumbocare, NSA, Benghazi etc quiet down.

rjoco1 on January 31, 2014 at 5:02 PM

evidence exists as well tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures,

I’m sure that Cuomo and Bloomberg had knowledge of the lane closures, too. Knowledge of the motive behind the closures is what matters.

blammm on January 31, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Exactly.

SC.Charlie on January 31, 2014 at 5:03 PM

Romney might have to settle for a Bush/Romneycare ticket now. And if there is a big 3rd party reform ticket in ’16, after the GOP commits suicide by amnesty, Romney might have to stoop to a Hillary/Romneycare ticket as the DC establishment circles the wagons against attempts from outside DC to reform their racket.

FloatingRock on January 31, 2014 at 5:04 PM

What do the Chinese call it? Death by a million cuts?

NavyMustang on January 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Not the key lie — that would be showing that Christie knew why the lanes were closed — but Christie’s enemies will run with it.

A governor who sits by while there are hours-long inexplicable traffic jams……. Do you really have to be an “enemy” not to be critical of Christie if he knew about the closures and didn’t do anything about it?

Happy Nomad on January 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Wildstein was one of two people fired over the closings. Well, technically he was asked to resign, and did, Bridget Kelley was fired.

But it is those two upon who Christie places the bulk of the responsibility. Now one of them is begging for immunity and letting his lawyer leak to the press? Hmmm.

IF there is any evidence against Christie, it is difficult to imagine how it managed to avoid the floodlights of media scrutiny following the breaking of the scandal. If only they showed such interest in Obama’s machinations, eh?

Adjoran on January 31, 2014 at 5:06 PM

If Wildstein can prove what he claims then he can prove that Christie did indeed tell a lie during the presser. Not the key lie — that would be showing that Christie knew why the lanes were closed — but Christie’s enemies will run with it.

And of course Barack Hussein Liar has a completely different standard applied to him.

Colbyjack on January 31, 2014 at 5:06 PM

What do the Chinese call it? Death by a million cuts?

NavyMustang on January 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Here in America we call it the media playing God. They elevated Christie to great heights and now they are forcing him to crash back down. Oh the humanity!

Happy Nomad on January 31, 2014 at 5:06 PM

It was difficult to believe that he didn’t know. Kinda like all those things Obama said he didn’t know about. You’re either incompetent or lying.

scalleywag on January 31, 2014 at 5:07 PM

He’d be hailed if he had a D behind his name.

Christie/Huckabee — 2016, or

Romney/Christie, or

Jeb Bush/Christie,

or any combination…

Schadenfreude on January 31, 2014 at 5:09 PM

A few lanes get closed, ostensibly for political payback, abd the media goes bonkers.

Ambassador gets raped, beaten, and tortured. Meh.

My frustration level is very high.

davidk on January 31, 2014 at 5:09 PM

…oh great…another squirrel for weeks of politburo press coverage…while we continue to burn!

KOOLAID2 on January 31, 2014 at 5:09 PM

What do the Chinese call it? Death by a million cuts?

NavyMustang on January 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM

And we here in America, at least when it comes to
Christie, call it Death by one Big F*cking Heart Attack.

ToddPA on January 31, 2014 at 5:10 PM

“Oh My God. What will Bruce Springsteen think?”

-Governor Christie

portlandon on January 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

“I’m goin DOWN, DOWN, DOWN….I’m goin DOWN, DOWN, DOWN.

-Born in the USA,

have a great weekend everyone, enjoy the game.

ToddPA on January 31, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Let’s not crucify the guy without seeing this so-called evidence. That letter reads as if it was very cleverly worded to suggest much more than it actually says. I’m so tired of people being ripped apart for sport. We need to find out whether or not the implication being made is actually true.

Bobbi on January 31, 2014 at 5:12 PM

If he did know about it, it was a boneheaded thing to be involved in, and we’ve had about enough of boneheads in the white house.

scalleywag on January 31, 2014 at 5:12 PM

But the top Dems, didn’t no nothin’ about the IRS, Benghazi, Fast and Furious, reporters being harassed… Nope, Dems never know anything.

I can’t stand Crispy Creme but I really hate how the Dems always seem to skate.

Fallon on January 31, 2014 at 5:12 PM

More popcorn, please.

M240H on January 31, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Let’s not crucify the guy without seeing this so-called evidence. That letter reads as if it was very cleverly worded to suggest much more than it actually says. I’m so tired of people being ripped apart for sport. We need to find out whether or not the implication being made is actually true.

Bobbi on January 31, 2014 at 5:12 PM

If even remotely true, it isn’t for sport. Wildstein is facing some serious legal problems. He is signalling that he can deliver the fat man. That isn’t sport that is trying to cut a deal.

Happy Nomad on January 31, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Bad News: Mitt Romney jumps into the race to fill in the void.

Mitt would still be the best choice. However he is not going to run again so leave him in peace.

gerrym51 on January 31, 2014 at 5:15 PM

So much for your Romney/Christie plan, Mitt! : P

FloatingRock on January 31, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Pretty much every post on this thread from you is about Romney. Talk about RDS.

Also, if he wanted to pick Christie as VP, he would have done it in 2012, but it’s been well-documented that he was concerned about everything he learned about him.

GOPRanknFile on January 31, 2014 at 5:16 PM

I can’t stand Crispy Creme but I really hate how the Dems always seem to skate.

Fallon on January 31, 2014 at 5:12 PM

I think they skate so often because RINO’s like Christie would rather suck up to them and declare that this isn’t the hill to die on, than actually take them on. There’s no reason the GOP should allow the media to dictate the terms of the debate, but they always do.

Flange on January 31, 2014 at 5:18 PM

A governor who sits by while there are hours-long inexplicable traffic jams……. Do you really have to be an “enemy” not to be critical of Christie if he knew about the closures and didn’t do anything about it?

Happy Nomad on January 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM

It is as inconceivable that NJ Gov. KristieKreme didn’t know what was going on as it was that Choomie didn’t regarding the initiation of the IRS’ harassment of Conservative groups…I’ll enjoy every moment of the HindenKristie’s deflation! :)

Anti-Control on January 31, 2014 at 5:19 PM

What bad news is the White House dumping tonight that forced them to get their party officials at the New York Times to do this shiny squirrel piece on Christie? I’d advise watching what the other hand is doing.

Rational Thought on January 31, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Evidence? I really don’t give a damn one way or the other.

bgibbs1000 on January 31, 2014 at 5:20 PM

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