Sweeney says he’s not sorry for lashing out at Christie’s budget cuts

    Don’t expect an apology anytime soon from N.J. Senate President Stephen Sweeney.

    Despite urging from the Christie administration to do so, Sweeney says he won’t apologize for his tirade against Christie’s budget cuts.

    Aside from calling the guv a punk and bully, Sweeney said he wants to “punch him in his head,” for Christie’s last-minute budget cuts that slashed funding for tuition aid grants, and AIDS drug distribution program and nursing homes.

     

    NJ.com rounded up reactions from state Democratic legislators to a variety of Christie’s actions as governor — all of which bolster Sweeney’s rant.

    But leave it to automated phone calls to keep the illusion of peace. Messages from the Republican State Committee are currently reminding voters of Christie and Sweeney’s bipartisan cooperation.

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