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Press Release - As Obama Visits Prison, Christie To Outline His Own Criminal Justice Reform

July 16, 2015

As Obama Visits Prison, Christie To Outline His Own Criminal Justice Reform

Alex Pappas

Daily Caller

...The Republican governor will give a policy speech on the topic at a community center in Camden, New Jersey, emphasizing his background as a former U.S. attorney.

"When I became U.S. Attorney for New Jersey in 2002, I got to do that by helping lead the fight against corruption, drugs and terror," Christie will say, according to excerpts provided to The Daily Caller ahead of his speech. "We got illegal guns off the streets, prosecuted gang members and stopped terrorist plots against Fort Dix and Newark Airport."

According to aides, Christie will call for more "interaction between law enforcement and citizens, taking officers out of their cars and putting them on the streets."

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Chris Christie, Press Release - As Obama Visits Prison, Christie To Outline His Own Criminal Justice Reform Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/311548

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