Chris Christie To Today: Romney Probably Wishes He Could ‘Take Back’ Birther Joke (VIDEO)

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Source: Alex Alvarez / Mediaite

New Jersey Governor and Romney supporterChris Christie sat down with Today‘s Matt Lauerat the RNC convention Tuesday, where he was asked about a puntastic New York Post cover story claiming that he declined to run alongside Mitt Romney because he didn’t think the GOP ticket could win.

Christie swiftly denounced the story as “complete garbage,” pointing out that the article’s writers know him and have his number, yet never called him for comment.

As for Romney’s recent joke referencing doubts about President Barack Obama‘s birth certificate, Christie said that, if he had to guess, Romney likely regrets having made the comment in the first place:

I think if he had to do it over again, he wouldn’t make the joke. But you know what, when you’re on camera 12, 14 hours a day, and you’re at a big rallies and you’re just going off the cuff, there are going to be times you’re going to say stuff you wish you could take back. If you get a chance to talk to Governor Romney, I think he’d tell you that he wishes he could take that one back.’

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