Chris Christie’s faltering presidential campaign will end less than a day after the New Hampshire primary election, DailyMail.com has learned.
Christie canceled his only scheduled South Carolina engagement in a sign that he is on the verge of quitting the White House race.
And now multiple reports indicate that the pugnacious New Jersey governor will call it quits. ABC News and the Fox Business Network tweeted the breaking development at 10:40 a.m.
No formal statement has come out of the Christie camp and a spokesman did not respond to a request for comment.
Christie had been due at a forum on legal and constitutional issues in Charleston today but will no longer attend, Brielle Applebaum of the Conservative Leadership Project said.
The governor told supporters after his disappointing finish in Tuesday night’s New Hampshire primary that he was going home to New Jersey to ‘take a deep breath’ and assess what comes next.
Donald Trump, the front-runner and Granite State victor, said he had had a ‘long talk’ with Christie last night and the two discussed the idea of the governor getting out of the contest.
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