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Chris Wallace Confronts Christie On Job Attendance: 'Who Are You To Criticise?'

Chris Christie is criticizing others for not showing up to work, but his job attendance record is just as bad and Chris Wallace called him out on it.
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Chris Wallace has done a pretty good job of calling out the 2016 GOP presidential candidates on their politicking when they come on FNS for the most part and he did so today when Chris Christie showed up to try and ballyhoo his recent rise in NH's polls. When Wallace confronted Christie on his hypocritical attacks on Marco Rubio's work attendance, Christie had no real answer to offer up except some hypothetical bull.

Wallace: You’ve been away from New Jersey for all or part of 72% of the time since you announced you were running for president. When you look at the total, over 200 days in 2015, which raises the question — who are you to criticize?

Christie: I’m on the job every day, Chris. This is the difference between being a governor and being a senator. I’m on the job every day. Senator Rubio just hasn’t shown up to vote. Listen, I understand he can’t be there every day, he’s running for president. I get that, but there was a $1.15 trillion spending bill which he said he was absolutely opposed to. I would think he would take one day off of fund-raising to cast his no vote and speak on the floor to try to persuade his colleagues, but anybody who has been a governor, and I understand anyone who hasn’t don’t understand this, I am on the job every day, no matter where I am, it’s never a day off, and I’m always working to help the people of New Jersey.

Unfortunately for the governor, the citizens of New Jersey don't buy the load of horse manure that Christie is shoveling.


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