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Christie Faces Calls to Quit, Approval Drop After Backing Trump

  • Newspapers say he has lost moral standing to run New Jersey
  • `We’re fed up with Gov. Chris Christie’s arrogance.'
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Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump

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The backlash over Governor Chris Christie’s endorsement of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump intensified as his already-low voter approval declined and six New Jersey newspapers called for him to resign.

His backing of Trump led some former donors and allies, including his onetime campaign chairwoman, to renounce him. On Monday, New Hampshire’s Union Leader and Massachusetts’s Boston Herald both expressed regret for having supported Christie’s failed presidential run.