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Sen. Kyrillos on Gov. Chris Christie's Keynote Speech

Senator Kyrillos' comments on Governor Chris Christie's keynote speech at the Republican National Convention.

Candidate for U.S. Senate Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) released the following statement tonight regarding Governor Chris Christie's keynote speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention.

"I have never been more proud to call Chris my governor and my friend. Governor Christie represented the people of New Jersey with honor and distinction, and America saw why he is one of the most effective governors in the country. He did something that has become rare in our current political climate: he talked openly and honestly to the American people about the challenges we face. Just as important, he offered a path forward.

“Governor Christie is a model of leadership, willing to work with members of both parties to reform government and make it more accountable. As he said tonight, we are now demanding that our leaders stop tearing each other down, but work together to find bipartisan compromise. We must lead the way our citizens live. Not by avoiding tough truths, but by facing them dead on…we need politicians to care more about doing something and less about being something.

“I have been privileged to work with the Governor and others in New Jersey to meet our challenges. Together, we have capped property taxes, reformed the pension system, and put the education of our children ahead of the special interests. Unlike Senator Menendez, we have put the people we serve ahead of petty partisan politics. And it’s this spirit of bi-partisan reform I will bring to Washington, DC."

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Spooner August 30, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Mac- you should have continued. . .but is the exact disease of politics. . .better known as cronyism and corruption. Kyrillos like the rest of them plays a two faced game. . .one for the public and the other like you say. . .only surfaces when some crony goes to jail? Kyrillos and the rest of them have made deals and promises to their financial backers, like the unions for one...making agreements in the past that they can no longer fund(pensions & medical). . .a kind of "catch 22" in waiting?
@xxLouA August 30, 2012 at 06:27 PM
How long was it before the Bull even mentioned the man's name in is Ego trip at the podium?
anonymous September 01, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Kyrillos championed pension reform???? Can he explain this and tell us why he hasn't called for an independent investigation? http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/14/11690662-gov-christies-pension-issue-nj-probe-looks-at-running-mate-double-dipping
So Much to Say September 01, 2012 at 07:29 PM
Who cares about your turbine. BLAH.....BLAH.....BLAH.....YAWN.
So Much to Say September 01, 2012 at 07:34 PM
I'm guessing you'd rather that good-for-nothing slob Menendez.who cares for nobody but his hispanics/illegals and anything he can profit from. How sad to be so blind.

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