Governor gun shy on Dem gun bills
By Max Pizarro | February 21st, 2013 - 2:12pm
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SEA BRIGHT - Gov. Chris Christie reiterated his unwillingness to embrace 20-plus gun bills the Democratic Majority is trying to advance today out of the Assembly.

"I'm a little surprised at how quickly they're doing it," he cracked, making the observation that when Democrats truly want to get something done, they move.

Christie said he would study the bills if and when they get to his desk, but refused "general pronouncements" on the gun question.

Every question is subject to the specifics of the bill, Christie said, who has a task force assembled and sworn to deliver a treatment of societal violence in total - not just gun violence.



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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran

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