Bridge Scandal Brought Chris Christie Closer to His Family

New Jersey governor tells Diane Sawyer, "I'm spending a lot more time at home than I ever have."
3:00 | 03/27/14

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You have said. I am going to learn from this I'm going to do a lot of soul search. -- -- apart from watching more carefully what that's the soul searching the personal soul searching where it's taken him. You realize what's really important life. You know it's probably closer to my family. It's brought me to reevaluate. Some of the -- -- spent -- time. I think you know you can get caught up in this world in this life pretty easily. In -- public life to become so public. And I'll tell you that would -- for me is just I'll spend a lot more time at home and I -- have. And and I think that. This kind of crisis leads to -- soul searching on the -- -- -- gonna take you where it's taken me is that. My responsibilities. Here are really important to and I need to be spent more time here and that's one of the things that I've come to the conclusion of and what did you learn from spending more time here. I really liked my family and what did you say to them. In this moment but did you -- children. But -- you say well you know right after it happens. Are our oldest son was home on break and and he asked me did -- do this. It's -- tough question. That you're somewhat. Askew. And I said no I didn't and he said good I'm glad. -- -- daughter oldest daughter asked me just all the time are you okay. And -- again it hurts. And it's a tough thing to go through but I'm going to be -- -- And I think he realized that what your family cares for more anything else. Is. On this you're your father your husband. Going to be all right through all that's. And what can we do support you that's not really failed here was they were all concerned -- -- -- -- Super Bowl -- -- my son and I. Two miles want to put -- -- regional killed all this recent stop asking me I'm fine. -- it's our time to take care -- you. No looser interest in moments that you don't have I think absent. Some crisis that leads -- to soul searching.

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