Chris Christie Will Endorse Mitt Romney

Eric Randall
Chris Christie Will Endorse Mitt Romney

Fox News is reporting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will endorse GOP front runner Mitt Romney for president just a week after he held a press conference definitely announcing he wouldn't seek the nomination himself. Beyond ending the speculation that seemed never to go away that Christie might jump in, this should lend Romney a positive news cycle going into tonight's debate. A later tweet, citing the reporting of Carl Cameron, says that the endorsement will be made in Hanover, New Hampshire, the site of tonight's Republican debate.

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Update 1:37 p.m.: The Romney campaign has confirmed the endorsement. Christie is expected to give a press conference at 3 p.m. today, Politico reports.