Chris Christie says Michael Flynn 'never belongs anywhere near the White House'
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie participated in a Sunday edition of The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer in response to reports that President Trump raised the idea of martial law and repeal at a meeting at the White House on Friday of the elections. Trump's contested former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who reportedly attended the meeting with his attorney Sidney Powell, has been campaigning for martial law for weeks.
"That's why someone like Michael Flynn never belongs anywhere near the White House, much less in the Oval Office," said Christie. "And his lawyer, Sidney Powell."
Christie has been warning Trump about Flynn for years and repeated that point on Sunday.
"I've been talking about how dangerous I found General Flynn to be since the transition in 2016," Christie said. "I sat with him in security briefings with then-candidate Donald Trump and then with President Donald Trump, and I will tell you that he is in no position to give advice to anyone."
Trump denied having brought up the idea of introducing martial law and called it “fake news” in a tweet. Christie advised the president to stop welcoming Flynn or Powell to the White House to avoid similar reporting in the future.
"I think the best advice I can give to the President is to keep Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell out of the Oval Office," said Christie. "And then these really bad ideas stay out of the Oval Office."
The situation room with Wolf Blitzer is broadcast on weekdays at 5 p.m. on CNN.
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The future first lady Dr. Jill Biden joined President-elect Joe Biden on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night, where she responded to recent attacks on her use of the title "Doctor". The attacks on Dr. Biden, who has a bachelor's degree, two master's degrees and a doctorate from the University of Delaware, started a Wall Street Journal last Friday. Fox News host Tucker Carlson was there on Monday when he met Dr. Biden with Dr. Pepper compared, and on Wednesday when he ripped off her dissertation and labeled her illiterate. "That was such a surprise," said Dr. Biden to Colbert and added, "And, you know, it was really the tone I think - you know, he called me Kiddo. One of the things I'm especially proud of is my PhD. I mean, I've worked so hard for it. "Many people have come to defend Dr. Biden, such as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and former First Lady Michelle Obama, and for that Dr. Biden is grateful." But look at all of the people. who supported me, "said Dr. Biden." I mean, I'm so grateful and I was - you know, I was just blown away by how kind people were to me. "While the attacks were vicious and mean, gave Colbert Dr Biden took a different point of view. "Do you think it could be a little compliment that people are trying to come up with something to criticize you about?" Colbert asked. I got it! "" Okay, "replied Dr. Biden laughing, "I'll take it that way."
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