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Fri May 8, 2015, 09:20 AM

22. If We're All Being Honest....

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let's admit that there's a certain attraction to the thought that Christie will be in the thick of the Republican presidential race. How long would it be before an explosion measured in megatons would take place-either at a press event or a debate. The sheer entertainment value would be incredible.

Christie bristles when asked if his White House would be indictment-free

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Asked by a reporter how he could guarantee his White House wouldn't wind up facing indictments similar to Bridgegate, Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday derided it as "such a silly question I'm not even going to answer it."

And then spent two minutes answering it anyway.

After a reporter pressed him that he'd perhaps created a culture that permitted ethical and legal transgressions that prompted federal charges of former aides last week, Christie bristled.

"The fact is that there isn't anybody in public life who has had the opportunity to select lots of different people, that hasn't made some mistakes," the potential Republican presidential candidate said. "And I said that 15 or 16 months ago: That it was a mistake. I apologized for it. And I think it's kind of interesting that fifteen months later, exactly what I said in January 2014 has turned out to be — at least according to all three of the investigations that have now occurred – to be exactly what happened: I fired three people who I believed at the time based on the information I had to be culpable. And 15 months later ... no more than those three people have been found responsible by a federal grand jury."


read it here and view the video (not that exciting): http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/05/christie_bristles_when_asked_if_his_white_house_wo.html#incart_2box_nj-homepage-featured

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