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Gov. Christie Fires Bret Schundler, NJ's Education Commissioner

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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."