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'Very disturbing': Chris Christie says there's 'no way to defend' Trump giving Kushner security clearance — or Ivanka's lie-filled denial

On Thursday, The New York Times revealed that President Donald Trump overruled intelligence and law enforcement officials to give his son-in-law Jared Kushner a top secret security clearance in 2018.

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'Mueller takes no prisoners': Chris Christie reveals the warning he gave to Trump about the Russia investigation

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, spent much of his career as a U.S. attorney, and in the process got to know now-Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who at the time was director of the FBI.

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'Articulate': Chris Christie gives patronizing, backhanded compliment to Cory Booker

On Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced his campaign for president, throwing his hat into the ever-widening ring of talented Democrats stepping up to challenge President Donald Trump.

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Chris Christie claims Jared Kushner shut him out of Trump's circle as payback for prosecuting his father

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has always seemingly been held at arms length from President Donald Trump's inner circle — every time he has gotten close to Trump, he has been pushed out.

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Trump Freaked Out When He Learned His Presidential Transition Team Cost Millions: ‘F*ck the Law - I Want My Money!’

A new article by journalist Michael Lewis claims that Donald Trump in 2016 went on a furious tirade when he learned that his campaign was required by law to fund a presidential transition team.

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Why Paul Manafort's Plea Deal Could Pose a Serious Threat to Mike Pence

Paul Manafort’s plea deal may affect Vice President Mike Pence because of the former campaign chairman’s role in making him Donald Trump’s running mate.

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Chris Christie May Have a Chance to Get Back into Trump's Inner Circle: Report

Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was ousted from President Donald Trump's transition team shortly after the 2016 presidential election and has since been in exile from the president's inner circle ever since — but a new Washington Post report says that he may soon find his way back to Trump's side.

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The Next Step After Legalizing Marijuana: Eliminating the Color Barrier

Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in the state of New Jersey have rapidly accelerated as the new Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has been ushered into office.

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Christie Christie Publicly Humiliated at VIP Section of Newark Airport

Former (insert noise of joy here) Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is used to VIP treatment. During his time as New Jersey’s top state official, he billed taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars for private helicopter flights, eventually reimbursing taxpayers $54,723.19 in just two years for trips that were determined to be personal business, like attending his son’s baseball game. In once instance, Mr. Big Time even landed right on nearby football field just before the game started.

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Chris Christie Is Quietly Reveling in Robert Mueller's Scrutiny of Jared Kushner

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie used an MSNBC appearance to cast suspicion on Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and husband of Ivanka Trump.

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Black Women Voters Save Democratic Candidates Time and Time Again

It’s curious, though fairly predictable, that most postmortems of the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races seem to gloss over the fact that Democrats lost the white vote. More specifically, Democrats lost white women, the same demographic of so-called values voters whose majority support for Donald Trump proved collectively that its most cherished value is white supremacy.

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