Christie won’t attend State of the State

Former Gov. Chris Christie will not attend Gov. Phil Murphy’s first State of the State address. One of the traditions of the State of the State is the presence of former governors in the front row.  Some have been more regular in attendance than others.  Brendan Byrne rarely missed them.  Christine Todd Whitman hardly ever attends. Former acting Gov. John O. Bennett III, who served for 84 hours in 2002,

Christie out of running for Trump chief of staff

ABC News is reporting that former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is out of the running to be President Donald Trump’s next chief of staff. “It’s an honor to have the President consider me as he looks to choose a new White House chief-of-staff,” Christie said in a statement. “However, I’ve told the President that now is not the right time for me and my family to undertake this serious