Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey on July 2. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey on July 2. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word."

    JUST WATCHED

    Christie defends relaxing at beach closed to public

MUST WATCH

Christie defends relaxing at beach closed to public

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie defends relaxing at a beach closed to the public.

Christie defends relaxing at beach closed to public

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie defends relaxing at a beach closed to the public.