News media coverage of Christie’s attack on Republicans

Published January 1, 2013

New Jersey governor — and Republican — Chris Christie called a news conference to make a scathing attack on House Republicans for blocking a vote on Sandy relief for New York and New Jersey.

(Note that the bill had majority support in both houses. Boehner just didn’t want it to actually be voted on. Wow.)

Anyway, you can watch the relevant part here:

That’s from CNN. How did other news sources cover it? Let’s see.

 

ABC:

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CBS:

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CNN:

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Huff Post:

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LA Times:

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NBC:

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And Fox? Um… nada about Christie, which was clearly the most notable event in terms of the story. It did have this more general story buried a bit:

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And this, apparently characterizing Christie and others as childish:

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Minutes after Christie’s comments, House Speaker John Boehner changed his mind and said he’ll allow a vote.



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