Add Chris Christie to the Growing List of People That Do Not Want to Be Trump’s Chief of Staff
On Monday, we reported that no one wants to be President Donald Trump‘s Chief of Staff. And now another prominent candidate has taken himself out of the mix.
Let’s quickly review: Nick Ayers turned it down, Congressman Mark Meadows turned it down, Steve Mnuchin reportedly doesn’t want the gig, Mick Mulvaney isn’t interested, Rick Santorum turned it down live on CNN this week, and now, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie has said he doesn’t wish to be considered.
There was speculation about Christie potentially succeeding John Kelly, and he actually met with Trump yesterday, but this afternoon he put out a statement saying he doesn’t wish to remain in consideration:
— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) December 14, 2018
Right now there are still a few candidates being talked about, most notably former Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie. Bossie recently co-authored the book Trump’s Enemies: How the Deep State Is Undermining the Presidency with Corey Lewandowski.
One other rumored candidate is Jared Kushner, though a White House official said he’s not under consideration, but really who knows anything anymore.
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