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Christie Noticeably Absent During Clinton’s Visit To NJ

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 On Thursday, Hillary Clinton made her one and only book stop in Ridgewood, New Jersey promoting her memoir, Hard Choices, which details her life as Secretary of State. This one stop ironically was on the same day that Governor Chris Christie was out of town in Iowa on several fundraising stops. Was his absence a coincidence?

NJ Now host Jim McQueeny chimed in to discuss the possibility of a Presidential race between Christie and Clinton and what he believes Clinton is thinking about her competition.

"She's a brutal realist and probably going to inherit this nomination for the Democrats but you turn around and I think her judgement is that Christie won't make it past Iowa," he said.

Overall, there were about 1,500 people that came to Clinton’s book signing, which makes a statement on her strong popularity in the Garden State.

On the other hand, according to Paul Fishman, the U.S. attorney investigating bridegate, you can't assume that there are any indictments that are coming down the line for Christie.

Aside from that, McQueeny further explains why he thinks Governor Chris Christie won't make it past Iowa.

"Well I don't think Americans are ready for something that was in Vanity Fair. Vanity Fair said his style of politics was “Soprano style” but without the cement shoes. That's not going to fly around America for a presidential leader and he knows that. And a lot of the Republican opponents to him for the primary are talking the speak of, can't we resolve all this together because that's what America really wants, they are tired of partisanship and he personifies partisanship. He's really getting a lot of tension when he goes everywhere he goes right now because he is unique and he communicates very well. But I think the whole package when it's said to be for president doesn't really fly with most of America and won't even make it through the primary," he explained.

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