Nicolle Wallace asks Chris Christie if he is trying to ‘clean up Trump’s stink’ before 2024

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace lobbied the former New Jersey governor Chris ChristieChris ChristieChristie says he does not rule out the possibility of competing with Trump in 2024 Trump must grant as a Christmas gift to the nation. Chris Christie posts video for people who refuse to wear a mask: ‘Learn from my experience’ MORE (R) about your support for President TrumpDonald Trump Georgia Senate candidate Ossoff supports Trump’s request for K checks The White House wishes Birx well after she announces retirement Pelosi responds to Trump: Let’s press for K checks ‘this week’ MORE while he explores the possibility of running for president in 2024.

“I don’t remember you coming and strongly resisting Donald Trump’s comments on the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape. You didn’t defend him, but you didn’t withdraw your support,” Wallace asked Christie on Tuesday. “I didn’t hear you, after he called African nations ‘dumb nations’. I did not hear you distance yourself from this president at any time until the target of your anger and lawlessness was the democracy that you have not ruled out leading in four years. You are simply making a political calculation that you can clear Trump’s stench out of you faster than Marco RubioMarco Antonio Rubio Federal Bureau of Prisons revokes prisoners’ COVID-19 vaccine retention Do you think helping small businesses was a ‘success’? Ask companies in communities of color that run through Congress to close a coronavirus deal as the closing draws MORE or any of the other competitors? “

Christie, who ran for president in 2015 before ending her campaign and launching her support for Trump, replied, “No.”

“No way, Nicolle, and in fact, in the end, I made a decision in 2016 that the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Federal prosecutors reflected on Giuliani’s request for electronic communications: report that China takes down Trump on the grounds that he was behind the cyber attack The most turbulent election in a generation, and despite all the furor, nothing has changed MORE it was the one where I was with Donald Trump. I don’t regret that choice, I still don’t regret it today. I would not vote for Hillary Clinton today, if that choice was made, “he said.” So that’s not what I’m saying. But what I’m saying is that, you know, I evaluate these things one at a time. You chose places of things where I didn’t speak. And there were a number of things that I talked about. ”

Christie said he criticized the way Trump spoke about current and former law enforcement officials, such as the former attorney general Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsWarren planning the April release of the new book, ‘Persist’ Barr, the exit suggests further turmoil under Trump. GOP lawmakers call for Swalwell to be removed from the Intelligence Committee MORE, whom he called “terribly defective” and current FBI director, Christopher Wray.

During an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt this week, Christie said she did not rule out a presidential candidacy in 2024 and explained her role in helping Trump prepare for debates this fall against President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenNewsom calls on Shirley Weber to serve as California’s secretary of state, the White House wishes Birx well after she announces her retirement. Karl Rove cries Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell over election claims MORE.

“The last piece of advice, you know, I was in the Oval Office with him, and he’s getting ready to go out for the debate. And he said, you have one last chance,” said Christie. “And I said to let Joe Biden speak. If you let him speak, he will be hurt. And he gave me a thumbs up and left the Oval Office. And interrupted him 71 times in 90 minutes. So, no, he didn’t did, that was not the debate that I advised you to have. ”