Chris Christie

"An honest guy": What Chris Christie has said about the Mueller investigation

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Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie is being considered to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general, according to CNN and CBS News.

Why it matters: Barring a recusal, the next attorney general will oversee the Russia investigation. Christie remains a Trump loyalist on most issues, but has been outspoken in his defense of special counsel Robert Mueller and his belief that Trump should let the investigation proceed uninterrupted.

From Shulkin to Christie: the best of this week's Sunday shows

After a week punctuated by Trump administration exits and tensions with Russia and North Korea, lawmakers and politicos took to the Sunday shows to make sense of it all.

One key quote: When asked by CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" whether he was fired or resigned from his post heading the Department of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin simply replied, "I did not resign."

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