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May 19, 2014 12:23 am

Christie Calls for New Foreign Policy in Speech to Jewish Audience

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting in Union City, New Jersey. Photo: Luigi Novi via Wikimedia Commons.

AP – Courting powerful Jewish donors for the second time in two months, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Sunday for a more aggressive foreign policy that defends American values abroad — even in “in some very messy, difficult places.”

“The rest of the world watches in desperation and hope that America will realize and act upon once again its indispensable place in the world,” Christie, a prospective Republican presidential contender, said in a keynote address Sunday at the Champions of Jewish Values International awards gala in New York. “We must lead.”

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