Chris Christie Declares State of Emergency, ‘There Is Going To Be A Whole Lot of Snow’; Andrew Cuomo State of Emergency, ‘You Should Plan To Leave Work Early’ [VIDEO]

Patrick Howley Political Reporter
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Two competing presidential aspirants are battling it out in the snow.

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference Monday evening declaring a state of emergency and saying that the upcoming storm will cause “a whole lot of snow.”

“Get home and get off the roads,” Christie said, jacket-clad. “I have already closed state offices for tomorrow.” Christie also told people to “stay off the roads” between the hours of “9 p.m. tonight until 9 a.m. tomorrow.”


Democratic New Jersey Gov. Andrew Cuomo — suit-clad — also declared a state of emergency, but did not close public buildings. “You should plan to leave work early.”

Cuomo approved a travel ban imposed on New York State beginning late Monday.


Christie previously posed for a photograph with President Obama during the pre-election 2012 response to Superstorm Sandy.

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