MATAWAN - Gov. Chris Christie held his 134th town hall event at Old Bridge High School in Matawan Tuesday.
The governor used the opportunity to once again defend the state’s settlement with Exxon-Mobil.
“When you say that Exxon-Mobil donated $500 million to the Republican Governors Association, when they didn’t donate anywhere near that, the Republican Governors Association didn’t raise a fifth of that. You're just making stuff up,” he says.
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About 100 protesters lined up outside the school ahead of the town hall. Last week’s town hall event in Kenilworth was marred by multiple protesters, as well as a teacher who got into an argument with Gov. Christie during the Q&A portion of the event.
Gov. Christie will soon head to New Hampshire for two town hall events there.