Christie on Fiorina Debate Exclusion: ‘The Rules Are the Rules’

Saturday on CNN, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was asked by host Fredricka Whitfield about his opponent Carly Fiorina being excluded from participating in the GOP presidential debate scheduled to be on ABC later in the evening.

Unlike some of his fellow competitors who said Fiorina should be allowed to participate, Christie did not go that far.

“My feeling is the rules are the rules,” Christie said. “You know, I got excluded from a Fox Business [Network] debate. I didn’t think it was fair, but I didn’t go around complaining and moaning about it. I did what I needed to do to get on the main stage. That was to do better and to do well in that debate. So you know, for Carly, the rules are are the rules. She certainly has benefited from the rules at times. So, I just think that the job of all of us is to play by the rules that are set forth and do the best we possibly can.”

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