Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie expressed remorse for not taking additional precautions to prevent himself from contracting COVID-19 during his time at the White House.
The former Republican presidential candidate said he was wrong not to wear a mask while he was at the White House and said that he didn’t do so because he felt like he was in “a safe zone,” according to the New York Times. These remarks came days after he was released from the hospital, where he checked himself in after he was one of many people in the president’s circle to contract the coronavirus.
He was at the White House to assist President Trump in preparation for the first presidential debate and was there for the ceremony in which Judge Amy Coney Barrett was nominated to the Supreme Court.
“I believed when I entered the White House grounds, that I had entered a safe zone, due to the testing that