Best Frenemies: Chris Christie and Donald Trump

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In addition to blaming him for getting him fired from the Trump transition team, he claims Kushner and Ivanka Trump kept him from being Trump's running mate and charged Kushner with being a political lightweight.

While critical, Christie says all is not lost for Trump.

To this, Christie reasoned his "change of heart" occurred because he knew Trump was "going to win" the election.

Toward the end of the eight-minute segment, Christie admitted to Colbert that Trump had indeed "turned the Republican party into something different" than what he felt it was when he started to run for president.

Chris Christie told Newsmax TV he feared retired Gen. Michael Flynn would get President Donald Trump in trouble if he was hired as national security adviser, a role in which he served for just 24 days before being fired and wrapped up in the Russian Federation investigation.

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Christie, who was reportedly considered for several positions in Trump's Cabinet, did not mince words when discussing the people who have been giving Trump strategic and legal advice. Here, Christie is pictured fielding questions at a wide-ranging news conference, March 3, 2016, at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. And I think that's one of the reasons they got rid of me, was because they didn't want to have somebody who had been an executive in government, who was an executive in government at that time.

"The president blew it", Christie said. "I don't think he'll get rolled twice".

'I mean it's one of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes that I prosecuted when I was United States attorney, ' he told PBS Tuesday night, adding that he was the federal attorney in New Jersey 'so we had some loathsome and disgusting crime going on there'. "And the people that fire shots at you today are the people you have to work with tomorrow". Christie explained to Stephen Colbert why they remain friends after all these years. But let me say this: There is simply no one more influential in the White House on the president than Jared Kushner.

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