For a lot of Donald Trump’s presidency, Chris Christie was shut by his aspect. For his efforts, the previous governor of New Jersey contracted a foul case of COVID-19.
Nowadays Christie steadily seems on cable information packages to ship Republican speaking factors. He’s additionally on a little bit of a rehabilitation tour after being so carefully aligned with Trump.
This Sunday the previous governor appeared on a panel on ABC’s This Week. And Democratic strategist Angela Rye very a lot obtained the higher of him.
The group was discussing whether or not Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan was “socialist.” Rye said, “Sure, there are some social issues that have to occur in infrastructure. As a result of it simply so occurs that discrimination and inequtible circumstances exist even in our infrastructure. That was not one thing that was originated on this administration.”
Christie jumped in, “The capitol features subject is nothing greater than earnings redistribution. It’s socialism. Let’s keep in mind that that funding earnings, they’ve already paid taxes on it. You paid taxes on it earlier than you invested it and now you’re going to pay taxes on it once more.”
Rye shot back:
“It’s so fascinating to listen to this allegation of socialism. I do know these are buzzwords that work very effectively with the Republican Get together so congratulations for utilizing them this morning. However we now have individuals in a pandemic that you just stated wouldn’t matter by the point you get to the autumn, and on the left there’s a dialog taking place about pupil mortgage debt. How a lot ought to be forgiven? $50,000 vs. $10,000. And we’re speaking a few capital features enhance while you all simply had mainly the reparations we’ve been asking for [in] your final tax proposal. So I don’t even perceive what we’re speaking about right here.”
Watch a clip of the section beneath, courtesy of ABC:
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