Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie referred to as Donald Trump a “coward” on Thursday for skipping the Republican presidential candidates’ third debate on Wednesday night time.
“He is a coward, and he is all the time been a coward on this race,” Mr. Christie, a contender for the Republican nomination, stated on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “He does not need to defend his file.”
The previous president skipped Wednesday’s debate in Miami to host a rally about half-hour away in Hialeah, Florida. He has outlasted each GOP debate up to now.
“If I used to be charged with 4 indictments in 4 completely different jurisdictions and launched on bail in 4 jurisdictions, I would not need to stand on stage and reply questions on how in God’s title you’ll symbolize and be capable of symbolize this social gathering.” “Able to taking up Joe Biden,” Mr. Christie stated.
Mr Christie stated Tuesday’s off-year election outcomes confirmed those that had the “Trump endorsement” couldn’t win within the US.
“Daniel Cameron is dropping the election in Kentucky, in one of many reddest states within the nation, as a result of he offered his soul to Donald Trump,” Christie stated in regards to the Republican Celebration’s favourite candidate, who misplaced the Kentucky governor’s race to the Democratic candidate after his victory. Mr. Trump endorsed it.
The previous governor stated he’s the one Republican Celebration competitor who will recall the previous president.
“They’re unwilling to do enterprise with him. They’re all working for both vice chairman or a member of his cupboard,” Mr. Christie stated. “I’ve been supplied positions in his cupboard, however I’ve turned all of them down. I’ve no real interest in doing so. “I need to be president of the USA.”
Polls have proven that Trump is way forward of different Republican candidates and forward of President Biden in some states, which means he’s prone to be the social gathering’s nominee.
A ballot revealed by NBC Information and the Des Moines Register final week confirmed that Mr. Trump leads with 43% approval. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley tied for second place with 16% every. Sen. Tim Scott got here in fourth with 7%. Mr. Christie tied for fifth place with businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, with 4% every.