New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called a press conference for 1 p.m. today to announce his presidential plans.
National Review, quoting New Jersey Republicans, reports he is not running.
The last-minute nature of the event, that he is going up against an Apple iPhone announcement, and the fact that he is holding a press conference, not giving a speech — all seem to confirm that.
UPDATE 10:30: ABC News’ Jon Karl is also reporting Christie is not running. We’re reaching out to people close to Christie for confirmation.
UPDATE 10:44: Two New Jersey Republicans familiar with Christie’s thinking confirms to Business Insider that he is indeed not running for president.
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