Christie says he deserves media apology over bridge scandal

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a likely Republican 2016 presidential candidate, gestures during a town hall type meeting at the Veteran's of Foreign War post in Hudson, N.H., Monday, May 18, 2015. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a likely Republican 2016 presidential candidate, gestures during a town hall type meeting at the Veteran's of Foreign War post in Hudson, N.H., Monday, May 18, 2015. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo)

Gov. Chris Christie says he deserves an apology from the media for its coverage of the George Washington Bridge scandal.

The potential Republican presidential contender told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Thursday that he’s been held to a higher standard than Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.

He said the politically-motivated lane closures near the bridge received far more coverage than Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Three of Christie’s former aides have been charged in the scheme, but Christie has long denied he knew about it and no evidence has emerged to suggest he didn’t.

Christie also argued his party should nominate a candidate who’s won difficult elections — such as his election in New Jersey.

He says he’ll likely announce his decision in June.

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