CNN: Chris Christie being investigated for misuse of Superstorm Sandy relief funds

It has been a bad start to the New Year for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. And it may have just gotten worse. CNN is now reporting Christie is under federal investigation for a potential misuse of Superstorm Sandy relief funds. CNN has learned federal officials are looking into whether Christie improperly used a portion of the aid to produce tourism ads starring him and his family.

“The other thing that's interesting about the Christie situation is the feds, who, you know, should love him because [he’s] the guy that helped re-elect Barack Obama to his second term,” Pat said on radio this morning. “Well, they launched a federal investigation into his spending in the Superstorm Sandy situation and what he's doing with federal funds.”

CNN reports:

In the new probe, federal auditors will examine New Jersey's use of $25 million in Sandy relief funds for a marketing campaign to promote tourism at the Jersey Shore, New Jersey Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone told CNN

In an August letter, Pallone asked the Department of Housing and Urban Development inspector general to look into how Christie chose to spend the marketing money approved by the department.

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Pallone wrote that he was concerned about the bidding process for the firm awarded the marketing plan; the winning firm is charging the state about $2 million more than the next lowest bidder.

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Democrats slammed Christie over the summer for starring in taxpayer-funded ads as he was running for re-election in November, arguing it gave him an unfair advantage.

“That is the exact same thing John McCain learned when he ran for president,” Stu said. “Who your friends really are.”

While it is easy to say Christie was just beaten at his own political game, Glenn took a slightly different approach. Unlike progressive Republicans like Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Glenn thinks Christie actually seems to really believe what he says.

“But see I don't think that Chris Christie is playing games… I think Chris Christie actually came into this thing still believing what he believes. I don't think he's doing it because, you know, he thinks it's the way to get power or anything else. I think he really believes it,” Glenn countered. “It's like Newt Gingrich. Newt Gingrich is a world-class progressive… Barack Obama is just a speech giver. That's all he is. He can read a teleprompter. He's not a giant intellectually. I would contend the bigger intellectuals in the space are Republicans.”

“I think that Newt Gingrich has the progressive argument down, absolutely down. And so does Chris Christie,” Glenn concluded. “And they can speak from the heart. They don't need a teleprompter. I mean a lot of people don't need a teleprompter to be wrong but to be wrong and eloquent is difficult.”

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How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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