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So this building was like -- rock star gonna -- -- -- -- what they do is this is up earlier the lights and the cameras gather around.
Let's -- Syria for -- turns out it was a but he was greeted like a big celebrity and -- was and is a big celebrity and apparently came this close to being.
The vice presidential nominee you never know who's right -- who's telling the truth on this but the rumor was.
That the Romney camp was very interested in having Christmas to be on the ticket but he would have to give up the governors of the New Jersey because of funding Rosie can't raise money for over effective governor benefits of the -- -- -- to -- -- of -- bottom line we know what happened Christie did not get that he did not.
Want to give up his governorship of the state.
And the -- bottom line was it went to Paul Ryan which might work out just fine.
Governor Tom -- here on that suspense -- been an unnecessary so Bob -- Governor good to have you personal what do you make of that that that was an issue that force sitting governor.
It makes it very tough fund -- once.
-- -- -- -- Because certain former governor is considered not only government government Kristen but and and I just to them.
I was in on the process with the governor I know he was seriously incident I -- he didn't wanna do it.
You -- wanna be those frozen but he didn't say it's from new and ask him and you have to seriously consider doing it.
But I never heard anything about and -- the rest of it and I think the story that crucial given is correct that he was -- who put -- this story that.
This was the story of what makes I don't know because it makes no sense -- -- in my following of the story.
With the government.
That to make any sense another hood noted that into the room so loses his brand new to me and -- was brand new to me it probably didn't have.
All right so you don't think it was his people put it out to try to put a -- face on not getting the number -- I don't just put -- -- -- Chris Christie at.
Back back back back.
-- let's talk a little bit about.
What he's facing because given his keynote -- just disease -- -- about the New Jersey comeback we get news that new Jersey's unemployment rate has moved up to nine point 8%.
So is moving in the opposite direction among visited the big states and in the northeast it's particularly high.
So he might have lost some tests say do you believe that.
-- I think -- know that's not true if you watch -- around this area around the city Iran its convention if you recognize he's still the most requested speaker.
Period and a Republican -- run now around the country.
The fact that his numbers in the state of jumped up -- is doing very very well -- Cory Booker in the Newark mayor.
Competes very well and and car is a good good but he's not gonna be Chris Christie so you don't think the governors is vulnerable to a deceit.
No I really don't know -- admit that this is somebody who's taken.
And -- these state and democratic state.
Gotten some major legislation through take on the whole pension question reorganize -- education.
Done so much for the state and by the way what was the opposition -- to do it.
When that's a remarkable record and and and it and you take polls in New Jersey and pulls I've seen show that the people recognize that eat that like his outspoken us.
Well they do like it but if this ticket where to go down to defeat and you don't envision that happening governor but a lot of people -- put Christie on the top of that 2016.
Lists do you think he's interest it.
Not right now -- I think you might think well there I mean this is I've known -- -- long -- -- -- was a teenager.
He is one to be governor of New Jersey all his life that's always -- -- wanted to do now he's got it.
What should give them and I suggest that the governor that's well I think this right now what's once this is over.
Mean what are you gonna go go -- to become a college president.
We'll have it.
Could I ask you this -- -- and tendered to break but I thought the won marvelous thing though on the -- -- smoke.
You do with the 9/11 commission is -- develop a sense of urgency.
An action ability for -- of a better word the debt commission not so fortunate.
Why not why was stated -- that need to address the things you folks unanimously agreed to and not a not a hint of what the debt commission.
We'll look that it -- very important exit tragedies of the country that that wasn't addressed but.
Number -- -- poll was anonymous.
With -- republic you insisted on that right I don't want any milk socio I did but -- Hamilton.
You know both novices chairman and placed him in both but that was the goal -- -- the debt commission you know and it somehow -- through well it's tough they had sitting legislators and a commission did move including all right yeah we were old.
You know we year old discarded -- solutions and -- from a different era.
So we could be brave and we can say we want to say and we could do women to do and we didn't have to run for election afterwards.
But yours got action this sectors would have morals of people think about a governors collecting dust -- and it's a shame.
We would very -- -- knows an all time we were going through with thinking of ways it was -- implement real whole series of public hearings.
We've brought public all the facts along the way.
We wouldn't want alone expose us to go on the show with the Lee Hamilton with another member of the commission the -- and Republican or Democrat with a man who always had a book posting things.
We're supporting -- all the way.
We -- -- -- it was going to be a national best seller through I mean we we worked in a whole series of strategies.
That would we hope can result in an analyst report and eventually did the that's lenient with the commission right you needed to be have to -- needed to be anonymous particularly these days and maybe there was a time when it didn't.
Right now it -- be anonymous that that'll be Republicans and Democrats.
You're absolutely right governor thank you very much very good seeing -- -- thank you very very much.