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Chris Christie Says Donald Trump Would Be 'Frustrated' as President

The New Jersey governor and the billionaire real estate developer are both vying to be seen as the straight-talking Republican.
ASHLAND, NH - JULY 1: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) speaks at a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 July 1, 2015 in Ashland, New Hampshire. Christie announced his presidential candidacy yesterday.

ASHLAND, NH - JULY 1: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) speaks at a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dupuis Cross Post 15 July 1, 2015 in Ashland, New Hampshire. Christie announced his presidential candidacy yesterday.

Photographer: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Chris Christie has a message for Donald Trump as the billionaire sees his standing in the crowded 2016 Republican presidential field grow: the president doesn't get to say "you're fired!"

Christie, whose campaign slogan is "Telling It Like It Is," entered the race hoping to emerge as the straight-talking Republican in the field. Trump has surged in polls as he attempts to claim that mantle, in part through comments such as his recent statements the Mexican government is sending criminals and "rapists" to the United States.