When asked recently if he could run for president, Chris Christie told an audience, “Never say never.” Christie is on tour promoting his new book, Let Me Finish. Some of the book excerpts are critical of the Trump administration, where Christie worked for a time leading the transition team. At Fox News, Lukas Mikelionis reports:
In recent weeks, ahead of his book release titled “Let Me Finish: Trump, The Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics,” Christie has been making many public addresses, fueling speculation that he may challenge Trump in 2020.
“Never say never,” he told the audience in Indian Wells after being asked whether he will seek the White House, KESQ-TV of Palm Springs reported.
As Christie’s new book details, the knives were out for him soon after he started leading the transition team, with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner engineering his ouster.
Christie accused Kushner of executing revenge for his actions as a U.S. attorney for New Jersey in 2005 when he prosecuted Kushner’s father, Charles Kushner, for illegal campaign contributions, tax evasion and witness tampering. The father ended up serving 14 months in prison.
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