Another One Bites the Dust!

Chris Christie

Following his poor showing in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that he is dropping out of the presidential race.

Christie came in a disappointing sixth place in New Hampshire at only 7.4% of the vote, after spending $18.5 million in the state, second only to Jeb Bush’s $36 million.

FOX Business made Christie’s announcement public on Twitter, stating “Chris Christie is suspending his campaign.”

Following last night’s crushing defeat, Christie said he and his wife were returning to New Jersey to reassess the future of his campaign.

It did not take long for him to make a decision.

Christie’s sixth place finish disallowed him from qualifying for the next GOP presidential debate on Saturday.

It remains to be seen who will receive Christie’s support, however, it would seem that much of it will be split between fellow RINO governors (former in Bush’s case), Jeb Bush and John Kasich.

About the Author

Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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