Now to the governor hitting that controversial headline head-on. New jersey governor chris christie, widely considered a potential presidential candidate for republican, after his re-election this... See More
Now to the governor hitting that controversial headline head-on. New jersey governor chris christie, widely considered a potential presidential candidate for republican, after his re-election this week. Tonight, weighing in on that "time" cover of him, titled elephant in the room. Christie saying he could careless what they put on the cover end as long as his name is on it. George stephanopoulos asking on abc, will he serve out his entire term as governor, or does he have something else in mind? Here's abc's susan saulny. Reporter: It amounted to a victory lap this morning. New jersey governor chris christie, fresh from a republican landslide in a blue state, with his advice on how to win. Go ywhere. Show up. Govern and make decisions. Reporter: Christie's triumph has triggered a frenzy of coverage, but nothing like this, "time's" now infamous elephant in the room cover. The elephant in the room. Did that bother you at all or did you think it was clever? You know, george, if I'm bothered by jokes about my weight, it's time for me to curl up into the fetal position and go home, okay? I mean, the fact is that, you know, if they think that you's clever, great for them. Reporter: Jokes aside, some republicans are questioning christie's conservative credentials, if he's a good fit for the gop beyond new jersey. As for running in 2016 -- I'm the governor of new jersey. That's my job. That's what I asked for for four more years. That's what I intend to do. All four years? Listen, who knows? I don't know. I'm going to continue do my job and finish the job. Everybody who is trying to figure out what life is going to bring a few years from now, I didn't expect be sitting here four years ago, george, so, nobody can make those predictions. Reporter: Christie is being coy about a white house run, but that didn't stop him from criticizing president obama's apology about the health care rollout this week. He said it's not enough.
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