Quick Read: Chris Christie calls Jerry Brown an ‘old retread’ and ‘bad choice’


ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called California Gov. Jerry Brown an “old retread” this morning, ripping into the Democratic governor in a speech to California’s delegation to the Republican National Convention…California made the bad choice by going with an old retread,” Christie said. “Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown? I mean, he won the New Jersey presidential primary over Jimmy Carter when I was 14 years old. And now I’ve got to sit at the National Governor’s Association with this guy and have him come up to me and say, ‘Gov. Christie, stop telling people that I want to raise taxes. I’m not trying to raise taxes.’

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