Elections

Christie: Jeb Bush ‘Hasn’t Been In A Relevant Campaign Since 1998’ [VIDEO]

Derek Draplin Associate Editor

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie doubled down on comments he made earlier this week on the Laura Ingraham Show about opponent Jeb Bush, saying on Sunday that the former Florida governor “hasn’t been in a relevant campaign since 1998.”

“Listen, it’s just a factual statement. He hasn’t been in a relevant campaign since 1998. So it’s just a factual statement,” Christie told “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace “And I don’t have any problem as I’ve told people all along, I tell it like it is, I say what I mean, and I mean what I say and he hasn’t been.”

“And listen, guys like me and Scott Walker and Marco Rubio and John Kasich, we’ve been out there for the last six years fighting the fights for conservative Republicans across this country,” he added. “Me in New Jersey fighting against the Democratic legislature every day, vetoing more than 400 bills as governor. And Americans for Tax Reform just said the other day I vetoed more than any governor in American history. So that’s the relevant fight to the day, and that was a factual statement, I stand by it.”

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