The voicemail from Rubio that led Christie to back Trump

The voicemail from Rubio that led Christie to back Trump

A perceived insult by Marco Rubio fueled Gov. Chris Christie’s bombshell endorsement of Donald Trump, The Times reports.

Rubio placed a condescending call to ask for the governor’s backing after Christie dropped out of the presidential race. The 44-year-old candidate all but patted Christie, 53, on the head in a voicemail message, saying he “had a bright future in public service,” sources told The New York Times.

The message infuriated Christie, who blamed a Rubio-boosting super PAC for a spate of negative ads that dashed the governor’s White House hopes.

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