On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced that he would appoint New Jersey’s Republican Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa to fill the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s (D-NJ) seat in the U.S. Senate. Chrisite said that Chiesa will be sent to the Senate on June 10 to fill that seat until the Garden State holds a special election on October 16 to select a senator who will serve the remainder of Lautenberg’s term.
Watch Gov. Christie’s Announcement below:
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