Chris Christie aims to shape future for GOP and for himself

  • FILE - Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, arrives for a news conference at the White House in Washington, with President Donald Trump on Sept. 27, 2020. Christie has been on a PR blitz promoting his new book, “Republican Rescue." It offers a simple prescription for his party: Stop talking about 2020, focus on the future or keep losing elections. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

  • Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, looks on as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. Christie has been on a PR blitz promoting his new book, “Republican Rescue." It offers a simple prescription for his party: Stop talking about 2020, focus on the future or keep losing elections. His rebuke of former President Donald Trump’s election lies is a message that’s finding traction on cable news airwaves as he stakes out a unique lane for a possible second presidential run. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

  • FILE - Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual leadership meeting at The Venetian hotel-casino Nov. 6, 2021, in Las Vegas. Christie has been on a PR blitz promoting his new book, “Republican Rescue." It offers a simple prescription for his party: Stop talking about 2020, focus on the future or keep losing elections. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

  • Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to the crowd following his speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual leadership meeting at The Venetian hotel-casino Nov. 6 in Las Vegas. Christie has been on a PR blitz promoting his new book, “Republican Rescue.” It offers a simple prescription for his party: Stop talking about 2020, focus on the future or keep losing elections. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

NEW YORK — Chris Christie is everywhere.