Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being tasked to co-chair a new effort by the Republican Governors Association (RGA) to expand the organization’s donor network to help its fundraising for GOP incumbents and candidates running in the 2021 and 2022 gubernatorial elections.
The new role for Christie, which an RGA official confirmed to Fox News, gives the 2016 GOP presidential candidate and potential 2024 White House hopeful another high profile position to keep his name in the headlines as he helps fundraise for fellow Republicans.
Christie will be in Aspen, Colorado this week, for the RGA’s summer meeting, as the group’s Victory 2022 Board meets for the first time. The new mission of expanding the RGA’s network of donors with deep pockets for the 2021 and 2022 elections – when 38 states are holding gubernatorial contests – could pay dividends for Christie down the road if he decides to run again for the GOP presidential nomination.
Asked about a potential 2024 run, Christie told Fox News in December that, “If I have things that I believe are relevant to say that I can uniquely bring to the debate and the discussion in our country and ultimately to