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Monday, July 17, 2017

Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday addressed Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney, saying it's "probably against the law" to get opposition research for his father's presidential campaign from a foreign country. ... "I think, quite frankly, it's probably against the law in addition to being inappropriate," Christie said. ... Christie, a former U.S. attorney, spoke Monday at an unrelated event in his first public appearance since he ended a three-day government shutdown earlier this month. He was widely criticized after an NJ.com photographer snapped photos of him on a state beach closed to the public during the shutdown.

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What about closing a bridge to punish a mayor for not endorsing him? Is that against the law?

Shut up fattie. Christie is a pathetic opportunist shifting with the wind to try and save his own fat ass.

When trump was popular, christie was polishing his balls.

#1 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-07-17 09:47 PM | Reply


The Donald Trump, Jr. Russian meeting just does not look good in the context of other things that occurred in that timeframe.

Here's a timeline of some events and occurrences...

June 3, 2016
- First email to Donald Trump, Jr., sent by publicist Rob Goldstone. In the email, Goldstone promises Donald Trump, Jr. dirt on Hillary Clinton, and he explains that the information is "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump." Meeting is set up for June 9.

June 7
- Clinton and Trump win their primary battles for their respective party's nomination. Primary season is over, the general election campaign begins.

- Trump speaks in Briarcliff Manor, NY - "...I am going to give a major speech on, probably, Monday of next week, and we are going to be discussing all of the things that have taken place with the Clintons. I think you are going to find it very informative and very, very interesting...."

June 9
- The meeting occurs at Trump Tower.

June 14
- Russian Government hackers penetrated DNC, stole opposition research on Trump.

June 15
- Russia-linked hacker, Guccifer 2.0, claims credit for the DNC hack.

July 18
- Trump campaign guts Republican Platform Committee's anti-Russia stance on Ukraine.

July 22
- WikiLeaks publishes stolen DNC emails.

July 27
- Trump speaks in Miami, FL - "... Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing...."

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-07-17 09:58 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

YOu forgot to include Trump choosing a putin operative to run his campaign in the first place, choosing putin's favorite general as national security advisor, and putin's favorite american oil exec to run our foreign policy.

All just coincidences I'm sure...

#3 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-07-17 10:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Obviously, Christie is just a tad bitter about not getting a position in the Trump administration but, that said, he also was a federal prosecutor so he probably knows a thing or two about what is illegal and what isn't.

#4 | Posted by danni at 2017-07-17 10:08 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 5


@#3 ... YOu forgot to include ...

Yeah. I originally had the line:

"Here's a timeline of some events and occurrences..."

as

"Here's a [non-all-inclusive] timeline of events and occurrences..."

but that sounded too awkward. :)

#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-07-17 10:09 PM | Reply

Now all they have to do is cite the law that was violated and they've got him...

#6 | Posted by MSgt at 2017-07-17 10:29 PM | Reply



@#6

The ultimate charges are usually for something that is different that the transgressions that initiated the investigation.

Mr Mueller seems to be hiring people who are familiar with money laundering.....

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-07-17 10:37 PM | Reply

#6 - I don't think I should ever buy a car from a conservative. They're anti-moral people.

You clearly agree.

#8 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-07-17 10:39 PM | Reply

OMG, I just gave Danni another NW...well done my dear.

#9 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2017-07-17 11:14 PM | Reply

When trump was popular, christie was polishing his balls.

#1 | POSTED BY SPEAKSOFTLY

Honestly, I can't fault the guy for seeing the light.

In fact, I welcome him to the fold.

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2017-07-17 11:33 PM | Reply

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Now all they have to do is cite the law that was violated and they've got him...

#6 | POSTED BY MSGT

Good to see you maintain some high standards, msgt.

#11 | Posted by jpw at 2017-07-17 11:35 PM | Reply

"Now all they have to do is cite the law that was violated and they've got him..."

Why do you allow Junior to lie, repeatedly, about what he now claims was a nothingburger? If this was all so innocent, why have folks gone from denying any contact with the Russians (while being lied to, again and again about it), to suddenly defending contact with the Russians?

In addition, does it bother you at all that Putin knew Junior was lying before you did? And could've blackmailed him at any time?

#12 | Posted by Danforth at 2017-07-17 11:44 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

www.youtube.com

Just for you, msgt.

#13 | Posted by jpw at 2017-07-18 02:03 AM | Reply

www.youtube.com

Here. Let me wipe some more of that egg off of your face.

#14 | Posted by jpw at 2017-07-18 02:08 AM | Reply

I guess Christie isn't one of the "legal experts" Jay Sekulow claims all agree that the meeting was perfectly legal.

#15 | Posted by anton at 2017-07-18 05:33 AM | Reply

Honestly, I can't fault the guy for seeing the light.
In fact, I welcome him to the fold.

#10 | POSTED BY JPW AT 2017-07-17 11:33 PM | REPLY

Please don't ever use the word "fold" when talking about Chris Christie...there goes breakfast!

#16 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-07-18 06:40 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Please don't ever use the word "fold" when talking about Chris Christie...there goes breakfast!

Posted by bocaink at 2017-07-18 06:40 AM | Reply

Just remember fat folds can keep a cheeseburger warm.

#17 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-07-18 07:05 AM | Reply

They can also make it hard to find the remote.

#18 | Posted by visitor_ at 2017-07-18 11:12 AM | Reply

Just remember fat folds can keep a cheeseburger warm.

#17 | POSTED BY LAURAMOHR AT 2017-07-18 07:05 AM | FLAG: NO

#19 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-07-18 12:53 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Obviously, Christie is just a tad bitter about not getting a position in the Trump administration but, that said, he also was a federal prosecutor so he probably knows a thing or two about what is illegal and what isn't."

Yep, just ask Jared and his father.

#20 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-07-18 04:02 PM | Reply

"Obviously, Christie is just a tad bitter about not getting a position in the Trump administration but,"

Christie's wife is thanking her lucky stars.

#21 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-07-18 04:05 PM | Reply

Fox News‏ @FoxNews

@newtgingrich: on Russian collusion: "We don't have any evidence that anything was done to collude." #Hannity

Preet Bharara‏ @PreetBharara
Preet Bharara Retweeted Fox News

"But if there is evidence, it's just politics. And America 1st requires Russian aid. And lying is free speech. And Mueller's a hack. And..."

#22 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-07-18 04:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Just remember fat folds can keep a cheeseburger warm.

#17 | POSTED BY LAURAMOHR

And apparently Nothing Burgers, too!

#23 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-07-18 04:30 PM | Reply

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