Ted Cruz campaign manager Jeff Roe almost literally hit New Jersey Governor Chris Christie below the belt Thursday, accusing him of having no “political testicles” in a radio interview.
Buzzfeed first reported on the comments, made on The Chris Stigall Show after host Chris Stigall played audio of comments Christie made Wednesady. “I thought it was awful,” Christie said of the Cruz RNC speech, “And I thought it was selfish. He signed a pledge, and it’s his job to keep his word.”
“That guy turned over his political testicles long ago,” Roe responded. “So I don’t take what he has to say with any meaning. You know, he embarrassed himself pretty quickly in this.”
“Let’s just go through history here and time,” he continued. “He didn’t sign a pledge to support a nominee by convention. You know, this speech went further than Ronald Reagan went on Gerald Ford. It went further than Kennedy did for Carter.”
Christie has been the butt of jokes on social media and late night television ever since he put on a pained expression while standing in the background of a Donald Trump speech. Reality may be even more unkind: some reports indicate that Christie has been relegated to fetching fast food for the Republican nominee.
Listen above, via Buzzfeed.
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