Gov. Christie on board for Fallin birth­day fundraiser

The Washington Times Daily - - Politics - From wire dis­patches and staff re­ports

OK­LA­HOMA CITY | New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans a trip to Ok­la­homa next month for a cam­paign fundraiser for fel­low Repub­li­can Gov. Mary Fallin.

Ms. Fallin’s cam­paign an­nounced Tues­day that Mr. Christie would at­tend a “birth­day celebration” for Ms. Fallin, who is run­ning for her sec­ond term as Ok­la­homa gov­er­nor next year. The event is set for Dec. 5 in Ok­la­homa City, four days be­fore Ms. Fallin’s birth­day.

Tick­ets start at $125 per per­son for the cam­paign fundraiser.

Ms. Fallin an­nounced her re­elec­tion cam­paign last month. R.J. Har­ris has filed to run as a Demo­crat in the race, though he’s pre­vi­ously run for of­fice as a Repub­li­can and an in­de­pen­dent.

Mr. Christie, who was eas­ily re­elected gov­er­nor this month, is widely viewed as a likely 2016 pres­i­den­tial can­di­date.

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