Christie Or Bush? Key Republican Donors Question Who To Support In 2016, Report Says
Credit: DonkeyHotey
May 1, 2014


TRENTON — Many longtime Republican donors and fundraisers are reconsidering their intentions to back Gov. Chris Christie for president in 2016 now that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush appears to be more seriously weighing whether to enter the race, according to a report by the New York Times.

Even Christie Whitman, the former Republican New Jersey governor, said having to pick between Christie and Bush "would be very awkward," according to the report.

Lawrence E. Bathgate II, a former finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and a major donor in New Jersey, said it would be "a fra...

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