Nightly News   |  January 21, 2014

Chris Christie Sworn In for Second Term

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remained optimistic despite dealing with a scandal over allegations that his office punished political enemies.

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>>> this was supposed to be a day of celebration for new jersey governor chris christie , who was sworn in for a second term in office today. as he deals with a scandal over allegations that his office punished political enemies. the governor was optimistic in his address. he said his administration will fight to continue the change of government, so we value our differences and honor the strength of our diversity. he made no direct reference to the unfolding scandal around him. christie's inauguration party tonight was cancelled because of the snowstorm. in fact, he declared a state of emergency in his state because of the heavy snowfall.