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FRC’s Tony Perkins: Christie ‘Would Have A Difficult Time’ Getting Support From Social Conservatives

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) turning in a poor performance at last week’s Republican presidential debate, establishment Republicans have turned their efforts toward persuading New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) to jump into the race. Christie’s record, however, may trouble social conservatives, a point New York Magazine made this morning by outlining his stances on gun control, climate change, education, Muslims, and of course immigration (the same issue that seems to have derailed Perry’s status as the frontrunner). Family Research Council President Tony Perkins all but confirmed that today at the National Press Club, telling reporters that Christie “would have a difficult time gaining a lot of support from social conservatives” should he run for president. Watch it:

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