Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told CNN Trump is lying to supporters about his indictment.
Christie, who is running for president, had a falling out with Trump after the 2020 election.
On Sunday, he accused his former ally of being a "liar and a coward.".
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The charges, he assured supporters, are "fake" and just an excuse to take him down: "Essentially, I'm being indicted for you.".
It accuses Trump, in particular, of misleading his own counsel by falsely representing to them that he was returning any classified information.
Christie noted that Trump is now seeking to delay his trial over the matter until after the 2024 election. »