Chris Christie on His Weight: I’m Not Too Heavy to Be President

New Jersey Governor talks about his weight with Barbara Walters

  Gov. Chris Christie says his being overweight doesn’t mean he wouldn’t make a good President of the US
Barbara Walters has already comprised her Most Fascinating annual list, with the TV special to air soon. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is also included on it – and he’s talked about his weight as well.

Barbara Walters has already comprised her Most Fascinating annual list, with the TV special to air soon. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is also included on it – and he’s talked about his weight as well.

Check out the video below, which includes a teaser for Walters’ TV special.

Barbara met with Christie, considered a potential Presidential candidate for 2016, and asked him the question that’s been on the lips of many an American: is he not too overweight to be President?

Christie thinks the question is ridiculous, but he admits that he’s a little more than overweight.

“If I could figure that out, I'd fix it,” he says.

Nevertheless, his political merits are not determined by the number of pounds on the scale.

“I've done this job pretty well, and I think people have watched me for the last number of weeks with Hurricane Sandy doing 18 hour days and getting right back up the next day and still being just as effective in the job, so I don't really think that would be a problem,” he says.

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By    13 Dec 2012, 13:51 GMT