N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Caught On Beach Closed By Government Shutdown
After a government shutdown left the state beaches of New Jersey closed during the Fourth of July weekend, thousands of locals had to find other ways to enjoy their long holiday break.
But not New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Christie and his family were spotted on Sunday lounging on the sand at Island Beach State Park — one of the numerous parks and beaches closed by the government shutdown.
In pictures published by NJ.com, the Christie family appeared to have the sun and the sand — which would normally be a packed with families enjoying the holiday weekend — all to themselves.
After being spotted on the beach on Sunday, Christie flew to Trenton to speak with reporters about the government shutdown.
The Christie family was using a state residence, which the governor mentioned he had been using for the weekend during the Sunday news conference.
Christie said. “That’s where my family is sleeping so that’s where I’ll sleep/”
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