After being unable to confirm for several weeks reportedly due to scheduling conflicts, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie today became the 17th announced or potential presidential candidate to schedule an appearance at the NHGOP’s “First-in-the-Nation Republican Leadership Summit” on April 17 and 18 in Nashua.
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Christie spokesman Samantha Smith said, “Over the last few years, Governor Christie has been to New Hampshire almost a dozen times to support strong Republican candidates. He is looking forward to having the opportunity to discuss the need for strong leadership at all levels of government, as well as how the party can achieve real results for hard working middle-class Americans.”
NHGOP Chair Jennifer Horn said, “We are very pleased that Governor Chris Christie will be participating in this important First in the Nation event. We applaud the governor’s commitment to engaging in the process of grassroots campaigning by meeting voters face-to-face here in New Hampshire. We look forward to hearing his vision for our country during his attendance at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit in April.”