World News – CA – COVID victim Chris Christie says Jordanian King called him to New Jersey hospital


Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Monday he received a call from Jordan’s King Abdullah II wishing him good luck after being hospitalized with COVID-19

The Republican told the Star-Ledger he spoke with the King for about 10 minutes and was invited to visit the Arab Kingdom when he recovered

« Chris, I’m concerned about you and wanted to make sure you’re okay, » King said, according to Christie

The Jordanian Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post

Christie attended a White House Rose Garden event on Saturday September 26, where President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett as a candidate to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Many more attendees were then tested positive for the severe respiratory virus

Christie, controversially greeted in luxury by Abdullah II while he was governor in 2012, checked into a New Jersey hospital on Saturday with a history of asthma

Christie and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani helped Trump prepare for the first debate against Democrat Joe Biden on the same weekend as Barrett’s nomination event

An unmasked Christie was photographed hugging people in the rose garden and also at Black Lives Matter Plaza, a scene of protests in June following the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police

Other Rose Garden clients who have tested positive include Sens Mike Lee from Utah and Thom Tills from North Carolina, former White House aide Kellyanne Conway and Notre Dame University president John Jenkins

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany revealed on Monday that she tested positive after days of negative results

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