The NeverEnding Sorry

  • Aired:  01/09/14
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Chris Christie gives a two-hour press conference explaining why intimidation, vengeance and vitriol are not representative qualities of the Christie administration. (4:18)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK

TO THE SHOW.

AS YOU MAY HAVE HEARD,NEW JERSEY REPUBLICAN I

BELIEVE HIS NAME ISCHRISTOPHER CHRISTIE

FACED AN OUTCRYYESTERDAY AFTER IT WAS

REVEALED HIS STAFFERSPURPOSELY TIED UP

TRAFFIC FOR DAYS AT THEFORT LEE NEW JERSEY SIDE

OF GEORGE WASHINGTONBRIDGE AS PAYBACK

AGAINST THE TOWN'SDEMOCRATIC MAYOR BECAUSE

APPARENTLY BEING RIGHTTHERE AT THE BRIDGE

ISN'T PUNISHMENT ENOUGH.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT YOU KNOW HOW

CHRISTIE ROLLS MYBROTHER.

GO BIG OR GO HOME.

THIS MORNING HE DID NOTGO HOME.

>> THE GARDEN STATE'SSECOND MOST IMPORTANT

BOSS TOOK THE STAGE AT

THE NEW JERSEYSTATEHOUSE FOR A SOLD

OUT TWO HOUR MARATHONSHOW AND HE PLAYED ALL

THE HITS.

>> I'M SORRY I DIDN'TKNOW ABOUT IT.

THE BUCK STOPS AT MYDESK.

IT'S EMBARRASSING.

I HAD NOTHING TO DO WITHTHIS.

>> Jon: THE BUCK STOPSAT MY DESK!

[LAUGHTER]AND I SWEAR TO GOD I

HAVE NEVER SEEN THISBUCK BEFORE.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT LET'S GET TO THE

FACTS.

IF CHRISTIE DID NOT KNOWABOUT THE BRIDGE BLOCK

WHEN DID HE FIRST HEARABOUT IT?

>> I WAS DONE WITH MYWORKOUT YESTERDAY

MORNING.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: NOW THAT'S IN

MY HEAD.

>> GETTING READY TO GETIN THE SHOWER.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: ALL RIGHT.

HOLD ON.

[LAUGHTER]YOU HAVE BEEN WORKING

OUT.

[ LAUGHTER ]WHAT ARE WE TALKING

ABOUT?

YOU WERE TELLING US HOWYOU FOUND OUT ABOUT --

>> GOT A CALL FROM MYCOMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

AT 8:55, 8:55 INFORMINGME THE STORY THAT HAD

JUST BROKEN ON THEBERGEN RECORD WEB SITE.

>> Jon: YOU WEREN'TDRIPPING WET.

FINE, FINE.

YOU MUST HAVE BEEN ANGRYAFTER YOU HEARD THE NEWS.

>> I TERMINATED THEEMPLOYMENT OF BRIDGIT

KELLY EFFECTIVEIMMEDIATELY.

LATER TODAY I'M GOINGFORT LEE, ASK TO MEET

WITH THE MAYOR TOAPOLOGIZE TO HIM

PERSONALLY,FACE-TO-FACE, AND ALSO

TO APOLOGIZE TO THEPEOPLE OF FORT LEE IN

THEIR TOWN.

>> Jon: THAT'SEXCELLENT.

THAT IS GREAT.

WHAT ARE YOU --RUSH-HOUR?

ARE YOU GOING UP THEREAT RUSH-HOUR, MAYBE A

POLICE ESCORT, AMOTORCADE.

I'M JUST SAYING MAYBEYOU SHOULD SKYPE THIS

ONE.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT ONE ASPECT OF THE

INCIDENT THAT CLEARLYUPSET THE GOVERNOR THE

MOST.

>> THIS IS NOT TONE IHAVE SET OVER THE LAST

FOUR YEARS IN THISBUILDING. IT'S NOT THE

ENVIRONMENT I'VE WORKEDSO HARD TO ACHIEVE.

>> Jon: INTIMIDATION,VENGEANCE, IT'S NOT THE

TONE.

CHRIS CHRISTIE'S MELODICTONE WHO COULD FORGET

WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE.

LET ME SEE IF I CAN GETTHE TONE JUST RIGHT.

NO, THAT'S NOT IT.

♪ NO.

>> DAMN, MAN, I'MGOVERNOR COULD YOU JUST

SHUT UP FOR A SECOND.

>> Jon: NO, NO THAT'SNOT IT.

HOLD ON.

♪ TRY THAT ONE.

>> DID I SAY ON TOPIC,ARE YOU STUPID?

>> Jon: NOT YET.

JUST HAVEN'T FOUND ITYET.

♪ >> LET ME TELL YOU

SOMETHING AFTER YOUGRADUATE FROM LAW SCHOOL

YOU CONDUCT YOURSELFLIKE THAT IN A COURTROOM

YOUR REAR-END IS GOINGTO GET THROWN IN JAIL,

IDIOT.

>> Jon: WE'RE GETTINGTHERE.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> (bleep).

OKAY?

THAT'S WHAT IT IS.

♪ >> Jon: I THINK

FINALLY FIGURED OUT THETONE HE HAS SET, FU SHARP.

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