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Tuesday, Jan 26 2016

GOP Presidential Field: We Don't Need No Education (Department)

Jan 26, 2016

As the GOP presidential primary has progressed, and candidates have revealed their true, right-wing colors, we’ve come to see just how extreme the Republican Party and its candidates have become.

Once mistaken for a “moderate,” Chris Christie has proven himself to be as much a right-wing conservative as anyone else in the GOP field — even next to the likes of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump.

Here’s his latest: At a Monday town hall, Christie expressed an openness to abolishing the Department of Education:

“I would not be in favor of the Department of Education conducting itself the way it is now…As far as the elimination of those departments, everything would be on the table, as far as I’m concerned.”

Christie’s not alone in his far-right views on education. Here’s where the rest of the GOP field stands on eliminating — or severely cutting — the Department of Education:

Published: Jan 26, 2016

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