12 Sep '11, 7pm

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Sneaking Around With Oil Billionaires

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his administration talk a good game about transparency and ethics in government. “Folks in this state have a right to know what we’re doing in their name every day,” the Governor told his cabinet at their first meeting in January last year. Less than six months ago, his commissioner of public affairs stated, “This administration recognizes that an informed public is essential to democracy.” Why, then, has Christie failed to disclose his private meetings with the notorious oil billionaires David and Charles Koch, meetings brought to light last week by Mother Jones magazine? Why did the Governor omit from his public schedule a late-June appearance with the Koch Brothers and hundreds of wealthy donors at a closed-door “seminar” near the resort town of Vail, Colorado, where David Koch introduced Christie, calling him “my kind of guy”? Chr...

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