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And this Fox News alert again the governor of New Jersey Chris Christie.
Has checked into a hospital in New Jersey this morning this after reports He was having difficulty breathing we just got a statement from the governor's Press Secretary.
Michael -- Michael -- act says governor Christie was having difficulty breathing this morning and out of an abundance of caution He went to Somerset medical center to be checked out.
In line with someone dealing with asthma He is -- being given routine tests as a precautionary measure.
The governor is extremely grateful for the quality of -- is receiving this morning and has nothing but praise for the world class doctors nurses and staff.
Governor Christie newly elected to that job after replacing Jon Corzine the Democrat.
Has been widely seen in Republican circles as a possible presidential contender.
He continues to deny that He is interest in the insisted in running for the Oval Office in 2012.
And yet at the same time He is making appearances in places like Iowa obviously a very president's very important presidential.
Let's check in with the head of our Fox News medical -- team Dr.
Who is joining us on the phone Dr.
-- I wasn't aware.
The governor Christie apparently has as -- already.
But this would not be unusual I suppose for an asthmatic to occasionally.
Have trouble -- Thoughtful did not -- RBI record for about what the weather that would be covering of course -- it -- -- it's not -- -- -- the Internet Burton act.
But one would assume that you know it would did they get medication prophylactically particular -- doesn't -- any -- -- -- I think it's very that they took the medical third period because you're right now because if -- not at our.
They -- not rule out any kind of -- -- -- irrigated that it.
Bet you that -- could be you know you would they're different but backed out but it bootable -- a lot of or had caught it up about that the governor that although He got bit by.
Waved at me with that it's okay.
So a lot of counter what a comfort wait so you have to not only rule -- -- -- -- back but you'll perhaps be sure that he's not having -- out of cardiopulmonary problem.
Right -- you wanna make sure that it's not something worse is what you're saying.
Absolutely everything you know there's demand at the very busy schedule is they're.
In Carter's you're probably -- this is the very odd.
You're upon all of these -- -- -- argue.
And it looked at it you could -- it perfectly good held.
And developer of the -- very -- And and the port that it ordered the principal -- -- what you have an activist -- -- you can catch your breath but the thought about the very careful that it took it out but fact they'll -- lot of weight because of it spreads and patient but it is not.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- He himself has poked fun at his own -- He has you know when asked if He was running for president.
He once said have you looked at me lately.
Is that some things that.
I mean it does there was being overweight can that.
Exacerbate the impact of an asthma attack.
They welcome back up so much -- backpack.
It it get you know how well for a lot at -- and it beat it -- out -- -- -- Our -- you know there's this -- usually not a problem I remember we haven't heard from.
Any part of parents but I accept.
It's the seventh month back air been rushed to hospital black -- is -- our.
Is there right now -- it -- -- let.
You know what the -- -- clearly but.
I thought I would rather you know -- but almost expect.
It to look like you know aren't there it -- but we aren't the morning I wake.
Knock out a way to get the speaker of the sort that to be able not indeed that this something else.
That it's -- about it back.
And there are open your weight because bubble people who are overweight you know have cardiac.
Without -- of -- -- chronic problem.
Think about -- support.
Of the -- -- -- But again or better yet polite you know whether -- -- another you know the -- up -- -- of the Bentley to beat the better.
Alright doctor Manny Alvarez thank you and if you're just joining us governor Chris Christie Republican of New Jersey a guy who is.
Really rock to that state with some of the changes He has brought to state government.
Has been hospitalized.
He reportedly was having difficulty breathing and so out of an abundance of caution.
He was hospitalized this morning his staff says He is doing very well.
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