TRENTON, N.J. (Official Wire) — Gov. Chris Christie’s blunt talk has long been one of his hallmarks.
But Christie, who has verbally tangled with many, showed Wednesday he’s willing to aim his barbs at the highest echelons of his own party.
In a State House news conference, Christie blasted Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio for delaying a vote on a $60 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy recovery.
“Do your job and come through for the people of this country,” Christie pointedly said about Boehner.
Harsh criticism of Boehner by elected officials in New York and New Jersey turned into a bipartisan affair Wednesday. But it was Christie’s remarks that drew the most attention, both for what he said and his willingness, as a Republican with higher aspirations, to so forcefully take on Boehner and Congressional Republicans.
Read more at Official Wire. By Geoff Mulvihill, AP.