Former Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, plans to announce his candidacy for the Presidency by the Republican Party for the 2024 election next Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with his plans, quoted by CNN.
Christie, who also ran in 2016 and has been outspoken against the Republican favorite donald trumpwill make the announcement at a town hall at Saint Anselm College.
Axios was the first outlet to report the date of Christie’s announcement.
News of Christie’s announcement comes after his allies recently formed a super PAC to support his long-awaited Republican presidential bid.
The group, Tell It Like It Is, has also launched a website to push the candidacy of the former New Jersey governor and lists Republican National Committee member Bill Palatucci, former US Senator Jeff Chiesa and former US Representative Susan Brooks as members of the campaign team. group leadership.
When she ran in 2016, Christie announced her candidacy on June 30, 2015, to supporters in Livingston, New Jersey.
According to reports, Christie sees himself as the only serious Republican candidate willing to take on Trump and as someone who can attract enough independents to beat President Joe Biden in the general election.
The Republican Party will have to define in the primaries who will be the candidate for the Presidency in the next 2024 elections, between the former president donald trumpthe vice president Mike Pence, who is also expected to announce his candidacy next week, as well as the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, the senator Tim Scott and others
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Source: La Opinion