Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stated Donald Trump retains hurting his personal authorized protection, and did so once more on Sunday throughout his “Meet the Press” interview.
“Every time he opens his mouth, his lawyers must want to vomit,” Christie stated on CNN on Monday.
One among Trump’s potential protection arguments to among the 91 felony counts throughout 4 felony circumstances is that he was counting on the recommendation of attorneys when he orchestrated a plot to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 election.
However on Sunday, Trump admitted that he was calling the pictures.
“It was my decision,” Trump informed Kristen Welker.
“This is a guy who is just burying himself deeper and deeper, taking away any potential defense he has,” stated Christie, a former Trump ally who’s now operating towards him for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
Whereas Sunday’s interview featured Trump’s standard fixed barrage of lies, Christie stated the admission was a “rare time” when the previous president was really telling the reality.
“I think he was the person who made these decisions. I think he is responsible for his own conduct,” Christie stated. “But I tell you, if I was his defense lawyer, I’d want to jump out a window every time this guy gets in front of a microphone or in front of a screen to send something out on Truth Social.”
Christie additionally famous that Trump by no means denied the precise conduct on the coronary heart of the felony circumstances towards him.
“If you don’t deny the conduct, then you’re in very, very big trouble,” Christie stated. “He is in big trouble. and if we nominate him, our party will be in big trouble.”
See the total interview beneath: