New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump

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WASHINGTON – Things are heating up ahead of Super Tuesday.

On Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump’s presidential bid at a press conference in Texas.

At the news conference, Christie said there is no one better prepared to lead the country in the Republican race, adding that Trump is “rewriting the playbook of American politics.”

“It is my great honor to receive the endorsement of the Governor. We have had a wonderful relationship for many years. He is a solid person that I have tremendous respect for. I am really proud to receive the support of the Governor and his family,” Trump said in a statement.

Christie dropped out of the race after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.

Donald Trump will be making a campaign stop in Oklahoma City on Friday, Feb. 26 at the Cox Convention Center.

Christie will join Trump in Oklahoma City, according to a press release from Donald Trump.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m.

This will be Trump’s third visit to the state in several months.

On March 1, voters across the country will head to the polls to select their candidate in the primary election.

Polls will be open at 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday.