Chris Christie Running For President: We Need to Have Authority in the Oval Office

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is throwing his hat into the presidential ring.

"I wake up every morning knowing that I have an opportunity to do something great. That’s why this job is a great job and president of the United States is a great job for an even greater number of people," Christie said. 

He made the announcement this morning at Livingston High School in New Jersey where he was class president.

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He also said, "We need to have strength and decision making and authority in the Oval Office and this is why I’m proud to announce my candidacy for the Republican nomination."

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This makes Christie the 14th Republican to declare his candidacy.

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