Chistie: Obama’s Endorsement of Biden Won’t Have Much of an Impact

‘The Democratic Party has already united around Joe Biden without President Obama weighing in’

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CHRISTIE: “The Democratic Party has already united around Joe Biden without President Obama weighing in, so it’s nice — it will be a nice day for the vice president but I don’t think it has much of an impact because I think most people assume President Obama is with him. On the Bernie Sanders front, it’s going to be can Bernie motivate his supporters to be motivated for Vice President Biden. In the same way that he had contact with Hillary Clinton four years ago, will these folks turn out and vote. Now, I think the circumstances are different this time in that President Trump is now the president, and I think that will motivate Democrats, progressive Democrats, to get out to the polls more than four years ago when many of those progressive Democrats I think didn’t think there was any chance Donald Trump could be elected. So I think the endorsements matter less than the circumstances that we’re in right now in the country, both after three and a half years with Donald Trump as president which has been a really problem for Democrats and also given the circumstances of the COVID-19 crisis. I think people will be motivated to get out and vote and have their voices be heard."

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