Speculation about a presidential run followed Chris Christie everywhere he went, leading up to the GOP primary race. And now that we have a presumptive nominee, that speculation has shifted to number two spot on the ticket. If offered, would he take it? Maybe. Mitt Romney‘s “a convincing guy,” Christie said on Monday.
Speaking to a high school AP history class, Christie addressed the vice president question. Referring to Romney, he said, “He might be able to convince me. He’s a convincing guy.” Not too long ago, you may recall Christie said he’s not looking to be vice president, emphasizing that he loves his job as governor of New Jersey. But, he’s added that he would listen with an open mind if approached by Romney.
Christie also responded to Jimmy Kimmel’s jokes about his weight, during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Kimmel’s jabs included, “Gov. Christie, I think you might be misunderstanding New Jersey’s slogan. It’s not the Olive Garden State.” He also quipped, “You know they say that inside every American governor is a president struggling to get out. In Chris Christie’s case it’s the only one where you can still hear him screaming.”
In a news conference, Christie said:
by Meenal Vamburkar | 5:31 pm, April 30th, 2012