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Chris Christie will endorse Mitt Romney for president

New Jersey Govenor will make announcement before presidential debate on Tuesday

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to a full house at a Reform Agenda Town Hall meeting at the New Jersey Manufacturers Company facility in Hammonton, New Jersey on March 29, 2011. (Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie will endorse Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday, Fox News reports.

His formal endorsement will be made in Hanover, N.H. before the Republican presidential debate that will be held Tuesday night. 

The announcement comes a exactly one week after Christie's announcement last week that he will not run for president. Christie, who had repeatedly said that he wouldn't run for president, admitted last week that he had been considering a late entrance into the race, because of the encouragement he had received from others.

However, Christie explained that he had too much to take care of in his home state. 

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