Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slammed former President Donald Trump for saying the Republican National Committee should cancel the remaining Republican presidential debates.
Christie said that Trump is scared of other candidates getting exposure to Republican voters as the reason for his pleas to the RNC while speaking on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront on Friday.
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“He wants to end these things for purely selfish reasons because he doesn’t want to give exposure to the candidates who are challenging him out there,” Christie said.
Trump has said that the RNC should cancel the remaining debates, citing his national polling lead over the other Republican candidates. The former president has not attended either of the first two Republican debates.
“I’m up 56 Points, so the Debates would seem to be a complete waste of time. I’m also up 10 on Crooked Joe! What is the RNC doing? They should be fighting against Election Interference & the Pennsylvania Voter Registration Scam. The Debates should be ENDED, BAD for the Republican Party!” Trump said in a post on Truth Social on Thursday.
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