Number 1 frenemies in the NJ GOP? Maybe.
“Governor Christie has always been a strong leader for the people of New Jersey. In recent days, this has never been clearer,” said Lonegan in a statement released by his still-active U.S. Senate campaign committee. “I was inspired by the Governor’s transparency in bringing the details of the situation to light, as well as his swift action to hold accountable those that were responsible.”
“I am confident that the Assembly’s Special Investigation Committee will find what is already known to the people of New Jersey – that Governor Christie’s leadership is an example that should be followed by those who are attempting to suppress him with continuous partisan droning,” he continued.
It’s worth noting (as Lonegan does openly in his press release) that the Governor is hosting a fundraiser to help retire his campaign this week.
Lonegan is also a declared candidate for the CD3 House vacancy created by Jon Runyan; he may be hoping to earn the Governor’s tacit support (active or by abstention) by being a good soldier despite Burlington County’s vocal opposition? After two polls are out showing the Guv still riding relatively high…
Cynical, I know, but you don’t visit Save Jersey for the high-quality graphics or singing and dancing entertainment. Just sayin’.