First there was the so-called "b*tch fight" between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a spat that took place in pointed jabs delivered by each man in on-the-record comments to reporters. Now, there's this:
The Daily Caller has learned that Christie has been invited to join Paul when the libertarian-leaning Republican travels to New Jersey for a campaign appearance next month.
Paul is heading to Clark, N.J., on Sept. 13 to campaign for Steve Lonegan, the Republican nominee in the state for the U.S. Senate. Lonegan, a former mayor, is running against Booker, the Democratic mayor of Newark. [...]
A spokesman for Christie says the governor will not be able to campaign with Paul due to a scheduling conflict. “The Governor and Mrs. Christie have longstanding plans to celebrate her 50th birthday over that weekend, so he will not be in attendance,” Christie spokesman Kevin Roberts told TheDC.
Snub! Scandal! Cat fight!
Settle down, not quite.
Christie cleared up any question about his priorities earlier today: