Christie, a longtime friend of the president, headed Trump’s presidential transition before he was unceremoniously replaced by incoming Vice President Mike Pence in the days after the election due to disagreements over its direction.
While the governor has long maintained that he plans to complete his last year in office before moving to the private sector, speculation remains that he is eyeing a top job in the administration, and people close to him have said he is open to potentially joining it one day.
It is amusing to me how the story tellers miss the story. Bridgegate Would have jammed up any confirmation at a cabinet post, made a highly valued political asset toxic. His role will only grow from here.