Christie Couldn't Pick Fort Lee Mayor 'Out of a Lineup'

New Jersey governor says he never asked to meet Mark Sokolich during his re-election campaign.
3:00 | 01/09/14

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Transcript for Christie Couldn't Pick Fort Lee Mayor 'Out of a Lineup'
Now we pursued lots of endorsements during the campaign from Democrats. And we didn't receive most of them. Received about sixty at the end of the day we pursued hundreds. And so. I never I don't have any recollection. Of at any time anybody in the campaign effort. Asking me to meet with the mayor -- let's call in which was the typical course that was used. What we were attempting to 22. Get an endorsement that step would work with the elected official first and then when they thought. Use in the vernacular the -- was on the city. They would call me -- to make a phone call or have a meeting your breakfast and I would then meet with that we elected official and see if I could bring over the line. I don't remember ever meeting mayor -- -- in that certainly an -- in that context. I don't ever I'm sure I met him at some point -- -- -- Burton county -- I have to tell yet until I saw his picture. -- less -- -- television. I would have been able to pick him out of the lineup. -- so part of this is. The reason that the retribution. -- never came into my head is because I never even knew that we are pursuing his endorsement.

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