CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that the bridge scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor — or from his effort to raise money for Republican candidates for governor.
“While the last six weeks have not been the most enjoyable of my life, the fact is we have to do our work,” Christie, a possible presidential contender, told about 1,600 people at the Economic Club of Chicago.
Christie made the remarks during an hourlong question-and-answer session moderated by Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown, a Christie friend. Brown, reading questions selected by the club’s board, asked Christie if the investigation would hamper his second-term agenda. It was the only question on the subject.
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