New Jersey First Lady Mary Christie, wife of governor Chris Christie, said that her decision to leave her job as managing directorat the Wall Street investment firmAngelo, Gordon & Co. is not an indication that her husband has committed to a 2016 presidential campaign, NJ.comreported.
A statement released by a spokesperson for the governor’s office said that Mary Christie had decided to take a hiatus from her work to spend more time with her family and young children.
She said in an April 16 interview with NBC that she was not sure if she would take a leave of absence from her job if her husband were to seek the presidency.
She also noted that the governor has not made up his mind on whether to run for president in 2016.
Mary Christie has accompanied her husband on recent ostensible campaign trips, including a trip to New Hampshire as well as fundraisers for his leadership political action committee.