Skip to comments.Christie Praised Hamas-Linked Cleric at July 24 Dinner
Posted on 08/07/2012 4:46:33 PM PDT by Southnsoul
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie likely took himself out of the Republican vice presidential race two weeks ago when he publicly described a terrorist-linked Muslim cleric as his friend.
The embrace of an embattled Muslim cleric is a veepstakes disqualifying factor for GOP candidate Mitt Romneys team, partly because Republicans are trying to step up their outreach to communities of Jewish voters in the crucial swing state of Florida.
Christie is not regarded as a leading candidate for the running mate slot, although some GOP advocates including Bill Kristol have touted his prospects. (RELATED: Is Gov. Chris Christie on the short list to be Romneys VP pick?)
Romney is expected to announce his choice soon, possibly as early as this week.
Christie offered his personal endorsement of the imam Mohammad Qatanani during a July 24 Iftar dinner at the New Jersey governors mansion. In the early 1990s Israeli courts convicted Qatanani of being a Hamas member, but he claims he was not a member of terror group and that he was unaware of the conviction.
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The fermented hummus got to him.
He’s perfect for Jersey. Long may he reign in the Garden State. And no where else.
Wow I wish the Daily Caller could get the tape of Obama
at the dinner with Khalidi that would be helpful.
It looks like Gov. Crispy Cream supports TERRORISM
I seem to remember Freepers getting all hot and bothered for Christie as a presidential candidate not too long ago, just as they once did for Scott Brown.
It seems that they never learn. You wait and see what a person really stands for before you start touting him or her as a presidential candidate.