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Chris Christie: 'I'll Be Much More Ready' To Run For President In 2016

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) says he's not sure if he'll run for president in 2016, but he'll be more prepared for the job.

“In terms of me, I’ll be much more ready four years from now,” he said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey airing Thursday night.

“There’s nothing more unattractive than getting there and feeling like you’re not ready,” he said.

Christie -- who endorsed GOP hopeful Mitt Romney in October 2011 -- praised Obama's skills as a campaigner during the interview. He also paid Romney a back-handed compliment, calling him the best-qualified candidate, but saying “he doesn’t really communicate it all that well.”

Many Republicans pushed for Christie to run in 2012. He has attracted speculation as a possible pick for vice president by Mitt Romney, who called Christie "one of the leading figures in the Republican party."

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