Chris Christie’s 1st calendar year as a D.C. lobbyist provides in $1.3 million. Here’s who he represents.

Former Gov. Chris Christie’s new Washington lobbying firm brought in $1.3 million throughout its initially 12 months in organization, according to yr-end filings.

Christie’s agency, Christie 55 Answers LLC, documented 9 consumers, most of them in the wellness field and numerous on coronavirus concerns, in accordance to Senate filings and the Middle for Responsive Politics.

His lobbying organization continued to extend. His eighth client, Novo Nordisk, an worldwide pharmaceutical organization whose U.S. headquaters are in Plainsboro, arrived on board in October. The company paid out the Christie firm $120,000 above the previous three months of the calendar year to foyer on Medicare prescription drug coverage.

And his ninth consumer came on in December: Ortho Scientific Diagnostics, dependent in Raritan, to foyer on COVID-19 screening. The enterprise paid out $20,000.

From Oct to December, Christie’s customers paid out the agency $480,000, his most important quarter to day.

Christie’s organization also signifies Atlantic Wellbeing Method, Hackensack Meridian Health, RWJBarnabas Health and Clean up Slate Methods, a chain of alcoholic beverages and drug therapy centers

The former governor manufactured fighting opioid dependancy a major precedence all through his closing 12 months as governor. He afterwards chaired previous President Donald Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Dependancy and the Opioid Crisis.

And his firm signifies the Puerto Rico Fiscal Company and Economical Advisory Authority and the Puerto Rico Electric Electrical power Authority.

Just one of his customers, Donjon-Smit, a marine firefighting and salvage operation, dropped Christie right after expending $50,000 throughout the initially 3 months of 2020.

Considering the fact that leaving the governor’s place of work, Christie also joined ABC Information as a contributor, and has been mentioned as a possible 2024 Republican presidential candidate.

He explained he would not rule out moving into the race. Christie ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

“I would undoubtedly, you know, search at the race in 2024, and I would not back off from that at all,” Christie claimed past July.

The party’s 2012 presidential nominee, U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, stated Christie Sunday as one of the Republican leaders in the publish-Donald Trump era.

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Jonathan D. Salant might be arrived at at [email protected].