Gov. Chris Christie took the stage, called Donald Trump a “friend of 14 years” and then went on the attack against Hillary Clinton, saying “as a former federal prosecutor, I want to hold her accountable for her performance and character.”
His speech entirely focused on Hillary Clinton, but he was more on point, focused and less vitriolic than the Arkansas contingent or speakers last night
A “lock her up” chant started, as Christie stood silent before uttering “give me a few more minutes, and we’ll get there. You, sitting around the country, consider yourself a jury of her peers.”
He said she the world has been infected by her flawed by her leadership. She blasted Clinton for the overthrow of Qaddafi in Libya, creating a hotbed for ISIS and terrorism. He then asked the crowd if she was guilty or not guilty, which he did after every circumstance he spoke.
He hit her for the missing school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Africa, and tied it to her arguing for the release of an African detainee.
Christie said Assad was “a reformer” and a different kind of leader, since then 100,000 have died.
He called the Iran nuclear deal is the worst in history. He said Clinton lost the negotiations and was inept while serving as Secretary of State.
He attacked Clinton for her first trip to Russia and the “reset button” controversy, saying the button should have said delete. He quoted Clinton saying the U.S. needed to strengthen Russia, one of its biggest enemies.
With Cuba, he blasted Clinton for getting no concessions with the Castro brothers.
On the email controversy, Christie said Hillary was more worried about her own secrets than America’s. He hit her on inconsistencies she’s said to the FBI about what she deleted and didn’t delete.
Christie finished by pushing Trump as a better president, saying Hillary shouldn’t be within 10 miles of the White Houses again.
“I’m proud of being part of this team, now let’s go out and win it.”