First of all, I didn’t help him win. I was doing my job… The fact of the matter is President Obama won the election pretty comfortably. I was doing my job as I saw fit to do it. And I told the truth, like I always do. The president did step up and help tremendously in New Jersey.
— New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), insisting to ABC News that his praise for President Obama’s handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy didn’t hurt Mitt Romney’s chances in the final days of the campaign.
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