Ever since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican primary race and threw his support behind then-front-running candidate Donald Trump, many speculated that he would be rewarded with a position in a potential Trump administration.
It appears that Christie has already been tapped as the best person for a job by the billionaire businessman, as Christie was just named as chairman of Trump’s transition team, according to The Daily Caller.
Christie will head up a team of individuals that will search for and vet the best possible candidates to fill out all of the major positions in a Trump administration.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 9, 2016
The campaign made clear that Christie would be overseeing “an extensive team of professionals preparing to take over the White House, and all that entails, in the fall.”
The fact that he will head up the team picking individuals to fill out Trump’s administration, instead of being one of those being vetted, along with his obvious loyalty and friendship with Trump, have only fueled speculation that Christie is still a top candidate for the vice presidential slot on a Trump ticket.
Trump’s contribution to the statement could add to that possibility. READ MORE