Christie Endorses Friend Kyrillos For US Senate
Gov. Chris Christie has wasted no time endorsing longtime friend Jos Kyrillos for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey.
Christie made it official while campaigning with the GOP state
senator in Union County this week. The governor says New Jersey
“would be extraordinarily well-served” if residents were
represented by Kyrillos in Washington.
The 51-year-old is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge
Democratic incumbent Bob Menendez in November. Menendez is better
known and better financed, having amassed nearly $7 million for the
Kyrillos, who kicked off his campaign Feb. 1, hasn’t submitted a
campaign finance report.
The veteran New Jersey lawmaker and former state GOP chairman
has been Christie’s closest Republican ally in the Legislature. And
Christie and his wife were match-makers for Kyrillos and his wife,
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