New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed the conservative running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey today, saying he’s “proud” to have Steve Lonegan as the Republican candidate.
Christie announced his support for Lonegan in the Oct. 16 special election at the Hunterdon County Republican Headquarters in Flemington.
“Steve, as usual, ran the type of spirited, principled campaign that he has been known for his entire professional career in the primary,” Christie told a crowd sandwiched into a long room where the air conditioning was not working. “And I am proud to have him as our candidate for the United States Senate.” Read more here.