Criminal Justice Reform: Christie congratulates frenemy Kushner, Booker can’t say “Trump”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Criminal justice reform (or at least the first iteration of it) is on its way to President Donald Trump’s desk, and the President is sure to sign. Both he and Jared Kushner were primary forces behind securing its passage. 

New Jersey’s best-known political figures were quick to weigh in.

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, who is about to launch a Democrat presidential campaign, thumped his chest for helping push the issue but couldn’t bring himself to form of the words “Trump” when doling out the kudos:


Former Governor Chris Christie for his part jumped in to congratulate the president (and himself) and non other than Jared Kushner:

Christie’s public praise of Kushner will raise eyebrows.

The President’s son-in-law and right hand man was considered instrumental in securing the legislation’s passage.

Kushner has widely been viewed as the chief obstacle in Chris Christie attempts to land a choice Trump Administration post (like Veep or AG); in his former life as a U.S. attorney, Christie successfully prosecuted and jailed Kushner’s father Charles.