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Tue July 30, 2013

Gov. Christie, Sen. Paul's War Of Words Continues

Republican Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul and New Jersey GOP Governor Chris Christie continue to clash over NSA surveillance and now federal disaster spending
Credit Associated Press

LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — New Jersey's pugnacious Republican governor doesn't appear to want his war of words with fellow GOP'er Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul to end anytime soon.

Gov. Chris Christie fired back at Paul on Tuesday for Paul's remark that New Jersey has a "Gimme, gimme gimme" attitude about federal aid for Superstorm Sandy.

The spat began when the two differed over warrantless surveillance programs. Paul is against them, while Christie says they are needed for national security.

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