Report: Chris Christie Heading to ABC
Sources say he's got a new gig to replace his governor duties
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 30, 2018 12:33 AM CST
Then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his final State of the State address in Trenton, NJ, on Jan. 9, 2018.   (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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(Newser) – Chris Christie has a new gig as a talking head on ABC, sources tell NJ.com. The insiders say the former New Jersey governor will be announced as a new ABC contributor early Tuesday on Good Morning America and will return that evening for commentary on President Trump's State of the Union speech. Christie, a Republican who left office two weeks ago after eight years as governor, has close ties to Trump and other White House staffers and is expected to provide insight into what Trump voters are thinking as the network gears up for coverage of the midterm elections, the Washington Post reports. (Days after leaving office, Christie was reportedly turned away from an airport VIP entrance.)

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