Report says Romney joked about Christie’s weight

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney cracked about Gov. Chris Christie’s weight around the time he considered tapping the New Jersey governor as his running mate, according to a new book.

Romney reportedly joked with his aides after watching a video of Christie who was without his suit jacket.

The book – “Double Down: Game Change 2012” – also describes Christie concluding that Romney’s election team was “a gaggle of clowns who couldn’t organize a one-ring circus,” The Washington Post reports.

Christie reportedly berated a Romney advisor after his keynote address at the Republican National Convention drew criticism, telling the advisor to “leave [him] the [expletive] alone.”

Report says Romney joked about Christie’s weight