Quantcast
Connect with us

Chris Christie burns Jared Kushner in scathing new book — and accuses him of orchestrating a ‘hit job’

Published

on

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is publishing a new book that pulls no punches when it comes to Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.

In snippets of the book published by The Guardian, Christie blames Kushner for orchestrating a political “hit job” that led to his ouster from President Donald Trump’s transition team, which likely also killed Christie’s chances of getting a job inside the White House.

Christie alleges that Kushner still resents him for prosecuting his father, Charles Kushner, on charges of tax evasion and witness tampering back in 2005. The former New Jersey governor also says that he learned that Kushner was behind his firing from Steve Bannon, the former White House political strategist who informed Christie of his ouster.

“Steve Bannon… made clear to me that one person and one person only was responsible for the faceless execution that Steve was now attempting to carry out,” Christie claims. “Jared Kushner, still apparently seething over events that had occurred a decade ago.”

Christie’s book, which is titled “Let Me Finish,” is due to be released later this month.

ADVERTISEMENT
Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Retired admiral could pose serious threat if he decides to run against Iowa Republican: report

Published

on

On Wednesday, Iowa Starting Line reported that Ret. Adm. Michael Franken is in talks with state and national Democrats about challenging GOP Sen. Joni Ernst.

Franken, who has served as Deputy for Military Operations for AFRICOM, Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, and Chief of Legislative Affairs for the Department of the Navy, hails from Sioux Center, a town in the deeply conservative northwest part of the state.

Ernst, who first gained national attention for her 2014 campaign ad about castrating hogs, is a reliable vote for President Donald Trump in the Senate, and the president's poor approval ratings in Iowa have left Democrats hopeful that they can defeat her.

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Here’s why Trump and Putin are only frenemies at this point

Published

on

President Trump’s campaign of “maximum pressure” on Iran has hit an obstacle: Russia.

While the United States insists that Iran shot down a U.S. surveillance drone in international airspace last week, Russia rejected the charge on Tuesday and supported Iran’s claim that the Global Hawk drone with a 116-foot wingspan was shot down over Iranian territory.

A top Russian official stated Moscow’s intelligence findings at a meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday, according to Haaretz, the Israeli daily.

Continue Reading
 

2020 Election

How the GOP is embracing more ruthless power grabs in the face of huge political challenges

Published

on

On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases highlighting the collision between partisan power grabs and setting the ground rules for two of the most important elections in America—those for U.S. House and state legislative chambers.

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

One ruling concerns whether the Trump administration can add a question to the 2020 census that asks if anyone residing in that address is not a U.S. citizen. The other concerns whether hyper-partisanship is unconstitutional when state legislatures run by a single party draw electoral districts to maximize their party’s likelihood of winning elections.

Continue Reading
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

I need your help.

The 2020 election needs you. There are 18 months until the election, and the Supreme Court is on the line. I'm trying to add journalists to do more exclusive reports. Let me get rid of the ads for you, and put your support toward 100% progressive reporting. Want to ensure your voice is heard? Join me and restore the power of hard-hitting progressive journalism.

HELP TAKE BACK AMERICA
close-link