New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the moderators of the CNBC debate “didn’t do their job in terms of controlling the debate,” and that their questions were “biased.” (RELATED: RNC Chair Bashes CNBC: ‘It Was One Gotcha Question, One Personal Low Blow After The Other’)
Christie, appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday explained “the moderators just didn’t do their job last night in a number of areas. Not only were the questions snarky and divisive and non-substantive, they were just biased. The questions were biased.” (RELATED: Cruz Unloads On CNBC For Media Bias)
“But on top of that, they didn’t do their job in terms of controlling the debate, either,” claimed Christie. “And it became somewhat of a free-for-all that everybody had to jump in when you could jump in.” (RELATED: Republican Presidential Candidates Turn On CNBC Moderators During Debate)
“Last night was a good moment for a number of us to stand up to those moderators, too, because they want us to kill each other. The fact is, that the differences I have with Hillary Clinton and the problems that I think she’ll cause the country are much greater than any differences I have with the other folks on that stage.” (RELATED: Rubio: Hillary Clinton Has The Ultimate Super PAC Called ‘The Mainstream Media’)
During the debate, Christie also lampooned moderator John Harwood for a question about regulating daily fantasy sports games.
“We are talking about getting government involved in fantasy football?” he asked. “Wait a second. We have $19 trillion in debt, people out of work, ISIS and al-Qaida attacking us and we’re talking about fantasy football? Can we stop?” (RELATED: Christie To CNBC: ‘Even in New Jersey What You’re Doing Is Called Rude’)
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