Chris Christie friends believe hes running in 2024
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seriously considering running for president in 2024, three people familiar with his thinking tell Axios.
Driving the news: While Christie isn't saying anything publicly about his thinking — besides telling radio host Hugh Hewitt he's not ruling it out — people close to him have an early sense of the rationale and outlines of a potential candidacy.
Between the lines: Christie has a steep hill to climb if he does decide to run. In 2016, his candidacy got a walloping by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz as well as the unexpected, once-in-a-generation political phenomenon that was Trump.
President Biden on Wednesday will call on all employers to provide employees paid time off to get vaccinated or to recover from any side effects, and will include a paid tax credit for small businesses to do so, administration officials said.
Why it matters: The administration sees places of work as highly influential in making shots more convenient for working adults who are in high-risk industries.....
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