(THE HILL) As President Obama touched down in New Jersey on Monday, he met a man who might have visions of being the next person given the keys to Air Force One: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R).
The Republican lawmaker greeted Obama on the tarmac, and the pair exchanged handshakes, some small talk and a few pats on the arm.
Later, while addressing troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Obama noted the governor’s presence and mentioned that the pair had gone to the Jersey Shore last year to survey recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.
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