New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remained steadfast in his support for Donald Trump, speaking to CNN Tuesday following the rocky first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Christie said he was “disappointed,” but that there were no hard feelings about losing the running mate slot to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. “I never had a feeling that I knew I was close, but I didn’t think I was there,” he said. “It’s not like my lifetime dream was to be Vice President of the United States.”
He declined to say if he was eyeing the Attorney General post.
Christie reserved his strongest words for the high-profile Republicans who were missing in action during the convention, namely 18 GOP Senators, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, as well as every single Republican president and presidential nominee still living, save one (Bob Dole).
Christie reminded 2016 GOP presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Kasich that they signed a pledge to support the eventual nominee. “If you signed that pledge and you’re not supporting Donald Trump, you broke your word.”
The election offered Republicans an unambiguous binary choice, he said. “If you’re not for him, you’re for her.”
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