Published October 04, 2011
The governor, after denying for months any interest in running, used a press conference in Trenton to attempt to extinguish the speculation for good. He said the answer “was never anything but no.” He acknowledged that he and his family had been compelled to “rethink” that stance in recent weeks given the intense pressure on the tough-talking governor to throw his name in the ring.
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In the end, he said, “We came out in the same spot.”
Christie said “unfinished business” in New Jersey was the overriding factor in his decision, and dismissed any suggestion that his family did not want him to enter.