Chris Christie tells Legal Week all about how much he loves Trump despite giving him COVID

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On the last day of the legal week of February, organizers called on former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, eager to seize any opportunity to distance himself from the Trump administration whom he had so strongly supported and actively helped throughout the campaign. But life comes to you quickly, and Kristi has clearly decided that there is a pathway for the “Republican who doesn’t believe in law” and he runs towards it. That’s what made this keyword eagerly anticipated … how will Kristi keep each board spinning on his mission to hit the perfect distance from Trump without wasting his career? And broken panels are funny.

Why would we give someone who has just facilitated a coordinated four-year attack on the rule of law any platform whatsoever, let alone a legal tech keynote that has nothing to do with legal technology? Presumably this was an “equilibrium” movement to get the Republican after speaking with Stacy Abrams on the first day of the show and Rudy was unavailable. But the problem with playing halfway is that you will get hit and Christie has put in an effort to play at times before starting to lie because he simply can’t help himself.

As for his brush with COVID, Christie said he wore a mask diligently for several months but took it off at the White House while Trump prepared for discussions. For him, the lesson is that no place is safe from the virus. For the rest of us, the lesson is that a place that openly mocks public health precautions was not safe from the virus, which was not surprising. The natural and logical consequences and all.

But throwing him into a life-threatening situation is not enough to dampen his affection for his old friend Donald! Although we will definitely test that before this talk ends.

But first, Christie has some sneaky trash he needs to share.

For four years the Democrats complained about executive orders and 15 days there are actually three times the number of executive orders.

this is a lie. Trump issued 220 executive orders and Biden issued 25. The “triple” number indicates Biden issued three times the number in his first days in office, except that these executive orders are almost merely reflections of Trump’s executive orders, and are the only mechanism available to do so. that. This is where the interviewer needs to say, “Hey, that’s a lie and you should know better.” Instead, Christie indulged in some chatter about how he wished Biden could be more bipartisan.

Bipartisan the way Christy recalls, he has had to be with the New Jersey legislature – a wild review of his entire history as governor.

He continued to hit the talking points in the Republican Party by complaining bitterly about the failure to count the election results on Election Night and asking states to prevent this from moving forward. In Christie’s opinion, all the misinformation about voter fraud grew out of the long delay in getting results. This is partly true, except that it ignores the part in which Republican lawmakers refused to allow officials to address the absentee ballot early with the express purpose of creating a false perception that the election was “stolen.” This is not a mystery – it has been completely out in the open! Moreover, as explained by Professor Rick Hassan Repeatedly In this session, the problem is the mentality that America deserves the results of an immediate and immediate election because in reality the votes are not fully counted immediately, just that the decision bureaus are adept at setting expectations. Everyone who’s ever worked in politics really knows this, but it’s the kind of thing a deceitful actor can lie about in speeches to spark the votes of low-information voters.

When pressed about Trump’s influence on the Republican Party’s progress, Christie said: “I think the core of the Republican Party remains the same. Appointing conservative judges.”

You have to appreciate the unguarded honesty that – essentially – assured that the “core of the Republican Party” has definitely changed, at least in terms of its priorities. Anyone who survived the Reagan administration or witnessed George HW Bush stepping out of office for daring to back down from “No New Taxes” would have thought that the “core” of the Republican Party was low taxes, raising the hand of government. But it is not. Realizing its diminishing electoral appeal, a coherent foreign or domestic agenda is taking the second bill to cement appointments for life with the potential to frustrate elected officials.

“Should this be important?” The interviewer subtly asks, unaware of Christie’s willingness to duplicate the idea that the courts are merely tools for implementing contemporary Republican politics that cannot win elections. Called Christy specifically Abbott And the Mountain Laurel As a basis for his commitment to appoint right-wing judges. Decisions governing equitable funding for poor students and minorities and a commitment to affordable housing pose major threats to Christy because, he says, is how to change “the shape of the city.”

Did someone blow a dog whistle in here?

When I give a speech at 9:30 am, I decide to give up Chris Christie’s standard game, which is to take a shot every time he calls himself the ex-prosecutor. And it was a good decision, friends, because the final stages of the keynote speech brought really difficult questions about law enforcement and presented uncomfortable moments that kept us paying attention.

How does Chris Christie – former attorney general, I don’t know – feel about Trump’s pardon for Charles Kushner? The official answer is that Trump has the power to pardon whoever he wants, and to “not take away” the work that Christie’s team did. Unofficially, Christie is clearly upset, going from his diplomatic answer to the details of how bad he thinks Charles Kushner is. “We encountered the second richest man in New Jersey who was involved in massive tax fraud … and then to cover up this fraud, which is involved in the futility of witnesses as I have never seen it before.” Then, troubled, he was let go of assuming that pardoning Charles Kushner was one of the primary goals of the Trump administration – taking out the team that served as a front to scratch the backs of friends and family. amazing.

Is it time for some traffic trouble in Legal Week? Challenging! What are Kristi’s thoughts on Bridget? Well, he blames “the Obama Department of Justice” and former US Attorney General Paul Fishman for the grave violations committed by the Attorney General. The Supreme Court canceled the case unanimously! Christie likes to build on this fact, even though the court’s opinion has shifted to its long-standing commitment to append all federal government powers to public corruption prosecutions rather than admitting that Christie’s management of petty bullying was in fact angels. In fact, the opinion reads more like, “Shouldn’t New Jersey have laws against this instead of the Federalists?” But that doesn’t fit with Christie’s favorite novel.

And this speech was nothing if not a battle for “narrative”. Christie, after being given COVID and being watched as his signature trial was canceled due to favoritism, he still can’t stop talking about his friend Trump. It’s actually kind of a sad show. “Mild Party Trumper” is a hell of a character who should be drawn, but Christie gives it a chance. Let’s see if any of these Legalweek material made it to its travel offer!

head shotJoe Patrice He is a senior editor on Above the Law and co-host of Think like a lawyer. Do not hesitate to E-mail Any tips, questions or comments. follow him Twitter If you are interested in law, politics and a healthy dose of college sports news. Joe also works as a Managing Director of RPN Executive Search.

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