TRENTON -- Gov. Chris Christie wouldn't reveal Monday night whether his Tuesday lunch with President Donald Trump is a social or business meeting.
But he did joke that First Lady Mary Pat is getting a great Valentine's Day present this year by getting to have lunch with he and the president.
"What could be more romantic than to take your sweetheart to have lunch with the president of the United States? I am scoring," Christie said between laughs on 101.5 FM's "Ask the Governor."
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Christie and his wife are scheduled to have lunch with Trump in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, sources confirmed for NJ Advance Media earlier in the day. One source said Trump spoke to Christie via phone last week and invited him to lunch.
He and the New Jersey governor are expected to discuss a broad range of topics, according to the sources, who requested anonymity to talk candidly about the meeting.
But Christie suggested on the radio that there is not a set agenda going into the meeting.
"We could wind up having a completely social lunch tomorrow," Christie said.
The governor added if Trump "wants to talk about certain business and get" his input, he would certainl give it. But the governor wouldn't speculate about the topics they would discuss.
The meeting comes as speculation intensifies that Trump has grown unhappy with several members of his inner circle and their performance in the first month of the administration.
Christie -- who was passed over for vice president and U.S. attorney general and jettisoned as the leader of Trump's transition team -- has said he turned down multiple other jobs in Trump's administration because none was worth giving up his final year as governor.
But Trump, a former Atlantic City casino magnate, told the Wall Street Journal last month that "at some point, we're going to do something with Chris."
NJ Advance Media staff writer Brent Johnson contributed to this report.
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