Transcript for GOP Infighting: Chris Christie Vs. Rand Paul
Ronald Reagan used to -- of his so called eleventh commandment. Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican well I guess -- -- Chris Christie missed the memo. The GOP is in the midst of its own civil war. And the latest clashes between two -- sixteen presidential contenders it started last week when the New Jersey governor took a swipe at the Kentucky senator for criticizing NSA surveillance programs Paul then accuse Christie of exploiting the victims of 9/11 the fight then turned to pork barrel spending most Washington politicians only care -- bringing home the bacon. So that they can get reelected as the king of -- and talking about bacon -- Then Rand Paul to the most Washington thing ever to try to and the fight he but it Christie -- referred beer Christie declined. Thank god because -- not sure America's ready for another beer summit so what do we learn from this war of words Reagan believe the Republican infighting is bad for the party. But there's no doubt that this battle was a win for both Christie and Paul Christie gets established himself as a contender for the party establishment. And Paul gets free air time. As the champion for libertarian minded Republicans the only losers. The rest of us who think it's ridiculous to campaign for election that's three and a half years from now I'm Jordan Fabian for fusion.
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