NJ Gov. Christie’s Trip to Israel Emboldens Vice Presidential Chances
by News Editor
Politico – Chris Christie’s credentials for making the vice presidential short-list grew this week.
The New Jersey governor just completed his first swing through Israel, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres, touring areas of the region and getting a quick course in an area that has dominated the foreign-policy discussion in recent months.
It’s not unheard of for Garden State governors to make sojourns to Israel — it was done by Christie Todd Whitman and Tom Kean.