Christie Picks Jeffrey Chiesa For Senate As Holt Announces Run For Lautenberg’s Seat

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new-jersey-attorney-general-jeffrey-chiesaNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has appointed state Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa as a temporary successor to the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

The governor made the announcement at a news conference in Trenton on Thursday.

Chiesa, a registered Republican, will hold the office until a special election takes place in October and Christie said Chiesa will not run for the seat. He will take office on Monday. Read more here.

{Matzav.com Newscenter}

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