Chris Christie's file

Christie

Republican from New Jersey

Chris Christie is the governor of New Jersey and a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. As governor, Christie won office in 2010 and was re-elected in 2014. Prior to that, he was U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 2002 to 2008. 

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Recent stories featuring Chris Christie

Did a criminal leak land the CNN scoop on Mueller probe? Not necessarily

After CNN broke the news that special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury had approved its first charges, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., denounced the leak as criminal behavior. But a violation of the law was the only possible way to land CNN’s scoop.

Checking hurricane claims by Limbaugh, McCain, Chris Christie and Rick Perry

With Hurricane Harvey bearing down on Texas, here’s a look at past fact-checks of hurricane claims.

The 100 fact-checks of Chris Christie, primetime Tuesday speaker at RNC

We fact-checked the New Jersey governor long before he entered, and then left, the 2016 race.

Fact-checking a Hillary Clinton speech in Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton made claims contrasting herself with the Republican presidential candidates and her rival for the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

 

Fact-checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit

Fact-checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.