Spokeswoman: Christie quits presidential race

Chris Christie
In this Dec. 29, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Elly's Tea and Coffee House in Muscatine, Iowa. Christie’s comments on the GOP campaign trail regarding his prosecutions of terrorists while he was New Jersey’s U.S. attorney have focused renewed scrutiny on two highly publicized cases. Both resulted in convictions and long prison sentences but also raised questions about the government’s methods. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A spokeswoman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie‘s campaign for president says he is dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination.

Christie‘s decision to exit the race comes a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire.

Campaign spokeswoman Samantha Smith says Christie broke the news of his decision to staff at his campaign headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, late Wednesday afternoon.


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