Christie: ‘Shame on Congress’

US President Barack Obama (C) walks with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (2nd L), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (2nd R) and Port Authority Chairman David Samson
(R) before laying a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan May 5, 2011 in New York. Obama took a defiant message to the New York epicenter of the 9/11 attacks Thursday, warning that Osama bin Laden's death proved America will never fail to bring terrorists to "justice." AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Don't mess with New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference Wednesday slamming Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans for what he called their “disappointing and disgusting” decision to pull the bill that would have provided billions in relief aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy. “Shame on you. Shame on Congress,” Christie said. “Last night, politics was placed before hosts to serve our citizens. For me, it was disappointing and disgusting to watch.” In an earlier joint statement with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Christie also slammed the GOP, saying its “failure to come to the aid of Americans following a severe and devastating natural disaster is unprecedented.” Following the statements, Rep. Peter King announced the House will vote Friday on $9 billion of the Sandy aid, followed by another vote on Jan. 15 for $51 billion in assistance. 

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