Chris Christie: 'I Am Not a Bully'

The New Jersey governor says his political style is not to be a "blow-dried candidate."
3:00 | 01/09/14

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Kelly politics ain't been back. OK and everybody in the country who engages in politics knows that on the other hand. That's very very different they're saying that you know someone to -- I have very heated. Discussions and arguments. With people in my own party and on either side of the aisle. I feel passionately about issues and I don't hide my emotions from people. I am not a focus group tested blow -- candidate. -- governor. Now that has always made so people as you know on easy. Some people liked that style some people don't. And I've always said I think you ask -- -- -- election are you willing to change your style. In order to appeal to a broader audience and I think I said no. Because I am who I am but I am not a bully and what I will tell you is that the folks who have worked with me over a long period of time. Would I believe tell you that I'm tough. But I've shown over the last four years in the -- that we've -- here. Then I'm willing to compromise. I'm willing to work with others and the campaign showed with all of the folks looking for the other side of the aisle to support us. That we were willing to have relationships with those folks. It would have never happened that way so I don't believe that Kelly and I complete the body of work in the last four years displays that now. In this instance. The language used in the conduct displayed in those emails is unacceptable. To me. And I will not tolerated. But the best I can do. Is when I see stuff like that. And and I know that will satisfy everybody but I'm not the business of satisfying -- -- -- in the business of trying to satisfy the people who actively governor.

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