I still firmly believe that the conservative far-right will hold a very long grudge against Christie for the Sandy debacle, and it will prevent him from winning the nomination in 2016. For instance:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has still not received an invite to speak at this year’s upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference, NBC News reported on Monday.
While Christie’s name was not included on an earlier list of invitees released by organizers at the American Conservative Union, the group told the Huffington Post that the schedule had not yet been finalized.
It remains unclear if the ACU will change its mind, but Christie’s absence at the largest annual gathering of conservatives would likely end up raising questions, as the group has rounded up a thorough collection of potential GOP 2016 presidential candidates — all included on the list of initial invitees — to address the conference.