Chris Christie endorses Trump, calls Rubio ‘desperate’

Chris Christie endorses Trump, calls Rubio ‘desperate’

Gov. Chris Christie, onetime pal of Barack Obama and more recently Republican candidate for the presidency, is again throwing his lot with a man many are having trouble seeing as presidential.

A short time ago, Christie announced that he was endorsing Donald Trump, marking the latest zig in a political contest that is zigzagging all over the ideological landscape.

Christie also had choice words for presidential hopeful Marco Rubio, whom he called “desperate” and claimed was running a “losing campaign.”

Of Christie, whom Trump joined for the announcement, Trump said, “He’s been my friend for many years, he’s been a spectacular governor.”

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That’s not exactly how Trump saw things at the beginning of February, when he called New Jersey the “50th worst state,” a condition he blamed on Christie’s George Washington Bridge scandal.

Christie at the time wasn’t too fond of the Donald, either, predicting that Trump would fade over time.

Anyway, here’s a video of the endorsement:

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer and regular contributor to "Liberty Unyielding."

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