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Is The Ugly Hand Of Trenton on Your Wallet? [AUDIO]

Governor Chris Christie is now promoting his new middle-class tax cut plan at his town hall meetings and blasting democratic lawmakers who are opposed to the plan, even those no longer in office.

Governor Chris Christie
Governor Chris Christie holds his Middle Class Reform Town Hall in Bergenfield, N.J. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen)

During his latest town hall in Bergenfield, the Governor told an overflow crowd of more than 600 people that it’s crazy to suggest we can’t afford to offer Garden State residents a tax cut because it’s taxpayers money in the first place, and the job of lawmakers should not be to protect government spending, but rather, to protect taxpayer’s money.

“If they don’t pass this tax cut you will know what they’ve done all along – they were lying to you,” said the Governor. “What they are doing is something we thought we got rid of in 2009 – something we thought we had driven the stake in the heart of and gotten rid of forever and ever in New Jersey. You know what I’m talking about right? ‘Corzine Democrats.’”

He told the gathering what the term ‘Corzine Democrats’ means.

“The people like Jon Corzine (the former Governor ) and his crew, who believe that bigger government is always better, taxing higher is always better, spending more is always better. If they won’t work with me, then you know for certain they’ll never take their hand off your wallet, and that’s not a comfortable place to be – having the big, hairy, ugly hand of Trenton on your wallet.”

The Governor stressed he will stand for his principals, stand up for what he believes in. But he’ll also work with both sides and get things done, which is what he was elected to do in the first place.

“The problem for them is they won’t compromise,” he said. “I’m not going to stand in the corner and hold my breath if I don’t get my way. I’ll stand for my principals and what I believe in, but I also know that what you hired me for was to do my job.”

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