Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Christie: GOP Still Shouldn't Back Akin Christie: GOP Still Shouldn't Back Akin

This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Want access to this content? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation


Sunday Shows

Christie: GOP Still Shouldn't Back Akin

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the Republican party should not support Rep. Todd Akin in the Missouri Senate race, even though the race factors critically into GOP plans to retake control of the Senate. 

A slew of Republican leaders, including Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim Demint, have recently supported Akin, who remained in the race past the final deadline for withdrawal despite pressure from establishment Republicans to step aside after his controversial comments about rape and pregnancy.

But when asked on ABC’s This Week on Sunday whether the GOP should support Akin, Christie's response was simple: “No,” he said.

See all NJ’s Sunday show coverage | Get Sunday show coverage in your inbox

comments powered by Disqus