Tags: Time Running Out For a Christie Run

Time Running Out For a Christie Run

Tuesday, 24 May 2011 11:55 AM

In the wake of Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ decision not to seek the Republican presidential nomination, attention has again turned to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. But even as some in the Republican establishment fuel talk of a Christie candidacy, time is running short for him to make a credible presidential run, The Star-Ledger in Newark reported Tuesday.

time, running, out, christieAs a first-term governor with no groundwork established, it would be difficult for Christie to jump in at this point, said Charles Cook, a Washington-based political analyst.

"I am sure Gov. Christie is flattered by the talk but the calendar argues no," Cook told the newspaper. "Unlike legislators, governors are executives and higher governing demands on their time. The governors who run for president are usually ones that have either already left office or are into the second terms."

The Christie-for-president talk is being fueled by his success in a Democratic state and accomplishments in his first term, said Mike DuHaime, Christie’s chief political adviser.

"In some ways it’s recognition of him being a bold leader, but it doesn’t change the fact that he’s not running," he said.

The only way the talk about Christie possibly running for president is going to stop is when someone else wins the Iowa caucuses or when the GOP nominate another candidate for president, said Jennifer Duffy, an analyst with The Cook Report.

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Little Rock School District Taken Over by State After Contentious Vote

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 11:10 AM

The Little Rock School District is now in the control of the Arkansas Board of Education after a controversial 5-4 vote  . . .

Kepler Ancient Solar System - Complete With Alien Planets - Discovered

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 07:30 AM

A Kepler ancient solar system was found recently by a team of astronomers who discovered five alien planets orbiting aro . . .

Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted For First Time in 100 Years

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 10:51 AM

The Sierra Nevada red fox hadn't been spotted in Yosemite National Park for a hundred years until this winter, when a mo . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved