Christie: Sessions Lied To Congress About Russian Contacts Out Of Stupidity

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he believed former Attorney General Jeff Sessions made false statements to Congress out of stupidity.

“Bad people and stupid people lie all the time for no reason at all,” Christie told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace during an interview promoting his new book.

“Jeff Sessions is bad and stupid?” Wallace asked.

Sessions, Christie said, wasn’t “bright enough to be in the position where he is.”

“So just stupid, but not bad?” Wallace asked.

“I don’t think he’s a bad person,” Christie replied.

Wallace pressed again: “So you think he lied about conversations with [Former Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey] Kislyak out of stupidity?”

“Yeah, I do, absolutely,” Christie said.

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