Chris Christie Telephones Obama to Congratulate Him, But Emails Condolences to Romney

[Editor’s Note: Chris Christie lashed out over the media’s report that he had called Obama. Christie claims that is was, in fact, Obama who called him.] New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said that he had called President Obama to congratulate him on his win in the 2012 presidential election — but has only sent an email to Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for whom he campaigned heavily earlier this year.

“We didn’t have a political strategy discussion,” Christie said of his call to Obama, according to Bloomberg. “I said congratulations on your win last night Mr. President, he said thank you governor.”

Christie added that he had sent an email to Romney on Wednesday night.

“We haven’t spoken on the phone yet,” he continued.

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