Chris Christie is reminding people he didn't dump nachos on a Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him. "I didn't dump the nachos on him or anything, which I think was an option", he said, during a news conference in Trenton, N.J. Joseph, who said he is a registered Republican and voted for Donald Trump, said he does not apologize for calling Christie a "hypocrite". "And I gave him that first shot to do that, but when you go at it a second time, you're going to get a response", Christie said.
Christie's Sunday confrontation was the latest instance of the governor facing criticism at a baseball game.
Christie was at the game in Wisconsin because his son works in the Brewers' baseball operations department. First he told me, 'Why don't you have another beer?' which I thought was a decent come back, and I thought that was kind of amusing. "First he told me, 'Why don't you have another beer?' which I thought was a decent comeback, and I thought that was kind of amusing", said Joseph.More news: Russia : Country's athletics chief apologises for doping scandal
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The fan, Brad Joseph, shared a lengthy Facebook post about the incident, apologizing for yelling "You suck" at the governor while also offering additional details about the heated exchange. "You get one shot to call me a name or curse me out", Christie said. This is a man who made a career out of demonizing public corruption only to become exactly what he denounced. On the weekend of July 4, he was caught lounging at a public beach that had been closed to the public.
Chris Christie said he showed restraint by not dumping his nachos onto a spectator during a tense moment at a baseball game Sunday.