Chris Christie names the Trump insider he believes has secretly flipped

Chris Christie names the Trump insider he believes has secretly flipped

Former Governor of New Jersey. Chris Christie He said Donald Trump He must have been very concerned about a close member of his inner circle from his final year in office.

“I said it all the time I think Mark Meadows He’s already a cooperating witness,” Christie told CNN Anderson Cooper on monday. “He has all the appearance of a cooperating witness, running to coffee shops away from the press.”

Meadows was White House chief of staff for much of the final year of Trump’s presidency including the period after the election, which was the focus of the indictment. on federal charges To obstruct elections and conspiracy.

Christie, who was also a member of Trump’s inner circle during that time, said the former president must have had special reason to be concerned about a potential Meadows collaboration.

“He was a chief of staff who was very involved in my experience,” Christie said. “He made sure he was in every meeting, every conversation. And we remember there were hundreds of text messages he sent to the Special Counsel that he kept.”

Christie said Meadows could give “worst testimony” against Trump than anyone other than family members.

A number of observers have focused on Meadows as someone who might cooperate with prosecutors given his months of silence. This belief is only reinforced by the indictment, as Meadows is rarely mentioned despite his close involvement in White House activism in the period between the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.

Christy was One of the first prominent Republicans to endorse Trump in 2016 after abandoning his presidential campaign, and has been close to him for most of his presidency — even developing a COVID-19 infection while helping prepare Trump for the 2020 debates.

he Spent a week in the intensive care unit.

Christie has since become a critic of Trump and is running against him for the Republican presidential nomination.

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