February 17, 2017 2:12 am
Updated: February 17, 2017 2:13 am

Trump made Chris Christie eat meatloaf, New Jersey governor says

In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump, left, waves to the media as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in Bedminster, N.J.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Donald Trump made him order meatloaf when they dined together at the White House this week.

Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, joined Trump at the White House on Tuesday.


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The Republican governor said while guest hosting a New York sports talk radio show Thursday that Trump pointed out the menu and told people to get whatever they want. Then he said he and Christie were going to have the meatloaf.

“This is what it’s like to be with Trump,” Christie said. “He says, ‘There’s the menu, you guys order whatever you want.’ And then he says, ‘Chris, you and I are going to have the meatloaf.”‘

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Trump said “I’m telling you, the meatloaf is fabulous,” according to Christie.

Trump and Christie discussed the nation’s opioid epidemic during the lunch.

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