Another self-inflicted injury? LMFAO!

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Did no one in the Christie camp notice that the acronym for the Governor’s presidential exploratory PAC’s website, LeadershipMattersForAmerica.Org is LMFAO?

Brad Woodhouse, President of Americans United for Change and American Bridge and the former communications director of the Democratic National Committee noticed and it only took him an hour to get a graphic out on twitter:

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Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

Christie meeting with Israeli president Rivlin canceled

assetContent (35)TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie’s planned Thursday afternoon meeting with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin in New York City has been canceled, the Governor’s office said today. Rivlin is scheduled to return to Israel after addressing today’s noontime meeting of the UN General Assembly, which was convened to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A spokesman for the… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Israel | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Christie endorses Rick Perry?

By Art Gallagher

A facebook page that promoted Governor Chris Christie’s reelection in 2013 and is now linked to his presidential exploratory PAC posted a endorsement of former Texas Governor Rick Perry’s PAC last night.

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Christie and Perry are both competing in the “pre-primary” for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination.  Both men spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday.

Christie is not known for saying nice things about his opponents.

On Monday, while New Jersey was preparing for winter storm dud Juno, the following video promoting Christie’s PAC was posted on the page:

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Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Rick Perry | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Wisconsin Gov. Walker follows Christie in setting up 2016 fundraising committee

assetContent (35)WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a potential rival to Gov. Chris Christie for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, has set up his own federal fundraising committee, albeit with a twist. Walker’s Our American Revival filed papers with the Internal Revenue Service as a political committee under Section 527 of the tax code, meaning that… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Scott Walker | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

Travel Ban is lifted

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Posted: January 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

Commandant Christie Lifts Travel Ban South of I-195

Governor Chris Christie announced via twitter that the statewide travel ban for the blizzard that wasn’t will be lifted for areas south of I-195 effective at 7am.

Seastreak announced that it will provide ferry service to New York City from Highlands (which is north of I-195) at 8am.

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Posted: January 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Blizzard Cancelled, Travel Ban Still In Effect

The National Weather Service cancelled the blizzard warning for New Jersey at 3:51 this morning. A winter storm warning remains in effect.

The travel ban in New Jersey ordered by the Christie Administration has not been lifted as of 5:55 am.  NJ Transit is closed.  Seastreak crews are standing by to resume ferry service for Monmouth County commuters once the travel restriction has been lifted.

Meteorologist Gary Szatkowski of the National Weather Service in Mt Holly issued an apology to decision makers, politicians and the general public via twitter at about 1 am.

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Posted: January 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 Comments »

Christie Administration Imposes Travel Ban In NJ effective 11pm until further notice

Fuentes travel ban (640x387)Col. Joseph R. Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and Director of Emergency Management has signed a directive prohibiting vehicular traffic on all roads in New Jersey effective at 11 Pm this evening, January 26, 2015.  A copy of the directive which includes exemptions from government personnel, public utility vehicles, public and private plow trucks  and healthcare workers and patients can be be viewed here .

Governor Chris Christie said via twitter that the ban will be subject to revocation at day break depending on the conditions then.

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Posted: January 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Monmouth County, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Christie forms PAC to explore 2016 presidential run, report says

assetContentTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie has formed a political action committee that would permit him to begin hiring staff for a potential 2016 campaign for president, the Wall Street Journal reported this morning. The filing of paperwork for the PAC, called “Leadership Matters for America,” with the Federal Election Commission by Christie occurred on Friday, according… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 6 Comments »

Christie touts conservative creds to Iowa Republicans looking to 2016

Complete coverage of the Iowa Freedom Summit can be found here at The Des Moines Register

assetContent (35)DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Chris Christie stepped on stage today at the conservative Iowa Freedom Summit to a warm welcome from the event’s co-host and polite applause from the crowd. And not surprisingly, the New Jersey governor stood apart from the crowded parade of big-name speakers. Christie, leaving little doubt he’s primed for a 2016… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 27 Comments »