Ousted New Jersey Education Commissioner Bret Schundler says it was Gov. Chris Christie who got his facts wrong.
Christie fired Schundler today in the aftermath of an error on a grant application that may have cost the state $400 million in federal money.
The governor initially defended Schundler, saying the commissioner tried to correct the mistake during a meeting with federal officials. Then he dismissed Schundler after a video released by the federal government showed that wasn't the case.
But Schundler says he gave Christie the right story from the start, and says e-mails show he accurately told the governor's office what happened during the meeting in question.
Christie's press secretary fired back, saying in a statement, "we regret that Mr. Schundler continues to sully his own image by engaging in revisionist history."