Chris Christie: Republicans Should Not Back Todd Akin

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Sunday that Republicans ought not to support Todd Akin, the GOP nominee for Senate in Missouri, who made headlines with his recent remarks about “legitimate rape.”

“No,” Christie said on ABC’s “This Week,” when asked if he thinks Akin deserves GOP support. “No, I don’t.” 

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