In the event that he makes a presidential run — a possibility that’s looking more and more likely these days — Gov. Chris Christie will not resign from his post as the state’s top executive, says the Republican’s top political strategist, Mike DuHaime.
According to a report in Politico today, DuHaime allegedly told the publication that Christie has been stressing to donors and supporters that he will not vacate the governor’s seat early to run for the Republican nomination in 2016.
“The governor is telling people that he is not going to resign,” Politico quotes DuHaime saying. Read the full story here.
PolitickerNJ has explored in depth the possible paths Christie might take out of Drumthwacket on the road to the White House here.
Essex County Executive Joe DiVIncenzo, a close political ally of the governor, told PolitickerNJ in July that Christie would not leave the office early to run for president.