Christie Demands Chesimard’s Extradition

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has written to President Barack Obama demanding that fugitive Joanne Chesimard be extradited from Cuba as a condition of the United States normalizing relations with the communist island nation 90 miles from our border, according to a report on FoxNews Sunday.

A video of the FoxNews report was posted on Christie’s Youtube channel and was promoted by twitter by the Governor.  Christie posted his letter to the President on twitter two minutes prior to the FoxNews report.

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Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, Cuba, New Jersey, News, NJ State Police, U.S.-Cuba relations | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Tricky Ethical Questions Jeb Bush Must Answer

assetContent (4)The collapse of InnoVida Holdings LLC in 2011 didn’t get much traction in the media. Except in South Florida, where a small group of investors lost more than $40 million on a scheme to market hurricane- and earthquake-resistant homes assembled from prefabricated plastic panels. The company CEO had promised a highly publicized roll-out in Haiti followed… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie won’t be defendant in Bridgegate lawsuit

assetContent (2)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two lawsuits filed by people stuck in traffic jams caused by last year’s lane closings at the George Washington Bridge will move forward without Gov. Chris Christie as a defendant. A federal judge this week consolidated the two cases into one. Among the claims in the suits filed earlier this year are… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Bridgegate, Chris Christie, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Override of Christie pension veto fails in N.J. Senate

assetContent (7)TRENTON — The New Jersey Senate today failed to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a measure that would have made it harder for the state to cut pension payments at the last-minute to offset revenue shortfalls at the end of the fiscal year. The bill ( S2265) would have required the governor to make pension… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, NJ State Legislature, Pensions | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Christie says he will talk presidential bid with family over holidays

get-attachmentMEDHAM TOWNSHIP — Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday he will discuss a potential presidential bid with his family over the holidays and make his intentions known in the “first part of next year.” Christie responded to a question from a student at Mendham Township Middle School, where he was Wednesday morning to honor the school for… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

N.J. paying fees to firm employing Mary Pat Christie, report says

assetContentTRENTON — New Jersey has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees to a Wall Street investment firm in the three years since Gov. Chris Christie said he was terminating all investments with the company, International Business Times reported today. That same firm, Angelo, Gordon & Co., hired Christie’s wife, Mary Pat Christie, as a… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Mary Pat Chrisite, Pensions | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Christie faces shrinking pool of 2016 backers following Bush announcement

assetContentTRENTON — Former Republican National Committee finance chairman Mel Sembler says he’s “admirer” of Gov. Chris Christie. But Sembler is lining up behind former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Had Bush ruled out a run, “I absolutely would have looked at Christie. I’m an admirer,” Sembler said in a telephone interview.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Why was Chris Christie sitting with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at the Eagles game?

assetContent (16)PHILADELPHIA — Well this isn’t going to help Gov. Chris Christie win any votes in the Garden State. Christie was seen sitting with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during the Eagles’ game on Sunday night, a move will not go over well with Eagles fans. Here is the photo of Christie taking in the game with… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 5 Comments »

Chris Christie declines to comment on CIA torture tactics report

assetContent (9)WOODBRIDGE — Gov. Chris Christie declined today to take a position on whether it was appropriate for the U.S. government to engage in brutal interrogation techniques recently made public. The governor, speaking briefly to reporters on Ellis Island, had little to say when asked to respond to news of harsh CIA interrogations. The tactics, used against… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 6 Comments »

Former Port Authority chairman Samson tries to head off ethics probe

assetContent (8)TRENTON — David Samson, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to head off a state ethics probe of his work at the bi-state agency. Samson and his law firm sued the New Jersey State Ethics Commission in U.S. District Court, claiming it does… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Bridgegate, Chris Christie, David Samson, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »