New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has turned down several offers to serve in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, The Hill reports. The Republican governor, who emerged as a top Trump supporter and adviser after he ended his own presidential bid, reportedly turned down offers to be Homeland Security secretary, Veterans Affairs secretary and U.S. ambassador to Italy.
Christie was not offered the role of attorney general, according to NJ Advance Media. The news outlet said the governor wanted the post, which was given to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). Christie served as transition chairman for the Trump campaign but was replaced by Vice President-elect Mike Pence.