Obama approved Christie’s Jersey Shore ads

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christie-obama-shakeEarlier today, JoeForAmerica reported on and published the May 2013 video (see further below) showing President Obama praising Governor Christie’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts using federal disaster funds, despite that fact that the former’s administration is investigating the latter’s use of the funds for ads seeking to lure tourism dollars back to the Garden State:

Now it seems that Obama approved the specific ads. From the Daily Caller:

Aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are pointing out that the Obama Administration approved of the New Jersey tourism ads starring Christie and his family that a Democratic congressman has encouraged federal investigators to probe.

Using federal relief money after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the state of the New Jersey ran “Stronger than the Storm” ads promoting the state’s beaches.

“The Stronger Than The Storm campaign was just one part of the first action plan approved by the Obama Administration and developed with the goal of effectively communicating that the Jersey Shore was open for business during the first summer after Sandy,” Christie spokesman Colin Reed said Monday.

Read it all here.

Video from last May:

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