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Paul calls Christie the ‘king of bacon’

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ratcheted up his battle with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Monday night, accusing him of exploiting the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Christie, meanwhile, responded on Tuesday by hitting Paul over the amount of federal aide his state receives.

And by the end of the day, Paul had labeled Christie the "king of bacon."