Chris Christie Gives Glenn Beck Meetup Question The Slip

10/05/2010 03:41 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

It's no secret that Glenn Beck has been known to engage in a little unilateral "bromance" with his fellow conservative, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

But in a recent interview, Gov. Christie appeared to dodge when asked if he wanted to plan an encounter with the radio and TV host, who has just kicked off a Tea Party tour in New Jersey.

"Glenn Beck wants to meet you, you want to meet him?" a reporter from the New Jersey Star-Ledger asked Christie.

"I heard that Glenn wants to meet me. I heard he was in New Jersey," Christie responded, chuckling. "I feel really lucky that I have so many people out there who are saying that my policies are good policies, and all those people deserve to have my gratitude and he, among others, does."

The reporter, noticing the lack of a clear answer, asked if the Governor would mind him reporting the apparent sidestep.

"As long as you report accurately my answer," Christie said.

In May, Beck responded affectionately to an incident in which Christie blasted a reporter with a tirade that touted his conservative and confrontational nature. In his emotional feedback, Beck defined Christie's "sexy" comeback as "common sense porn."

And last month, Beck's adoration of Christie was publicly renewed when he displayed what The Hill called a "man-crush" over the New Jersey Governor's spirited defense of California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman at a forum.


Gov. Chris Christie still won't say if he'd like to meet Glenn Beck

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