Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traded barbs pinch erstwhile President Trump connected Sunday aft nan erstwhile president called him "sloppy" and a "failed" governor.
"I’m nan target of Donald Trump’s caller tantrum," Christie wrote connected Twitter. "None of his lies astir maine coming bothered him erstwhile he asked maine to prep him for each wide predetermination statement aliases offered maine 3 different furniture posts."
"He’s nan only man to suffer to Biden extracurricular Delaware," he added. "That nonaccomplishment to Joe still stings."
Christie's tweet was successful consequence to a station by Trump connected his societal media website, Truth Social, that slammed nan erstwhile Republican governor's grounded 2016 statesmanlike bid arsenic a "complete disaster."
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks astatine nan Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting successful Las Vegas Nov. 19, 2022. (Photo by WADE VANDERVORT/AFP via Getty Images)
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"'Sloppy' Chris Christie, nan grounded erstwhile Governor of New Jersey, spent almost his full past twelvemonth successful agency campaigning successful New Hampshire for nan Republican Nomination for President," Trump said.
"Much for illustration his word successful office, wherever he near pinch an Approval Rating of conscionable 9%, his Presidential run was a complete disaster," he continued. "He endorsed maine nan pursuing day, later recommended Chris Wray for nan FBI (how did that activity out?), went down successful flames, and past was SALVAGED by ABC FAKE NEWS. I ne'er wanted him!"
Former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie speaks onstage during nan 2019 Concordia Annual Summit astatine Grand Hyatt New York connected Sept. 23, 2019 successful New York City. (Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)
Former President Donald Trump. ( SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images))
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Trump's station came aft Christie indicated earlier Sunday that he did not judge nan erstwhile president could hit Biden successful a 2024 statesmanlike rematch.
"I don’t deliberation so," Christie responded erstwhile asked connected ABC’s "This Week" by co-anchor Jonathan Karl whether Trump could conclusion Biden.
So far, Trump is nan only campaigner to formally denote his 2024 statesmanlike bid, arsenic Biden is expected to denote sometime aft his State of nan Union reside Tuesday.
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