Chris Christie gets chilly reception on his visit to North Texas

02/07/2014 12:17 PM

02/07/2014 12:34 PM

Snow and ice in North Texas didn’t stop New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from making his way to Fort Worth and Dallas on Thursday, on a quest to raise money to help fellow Republicans.

But he didn’t receive a warm welcome from Texas Democrats — or some top Republicans who didn’t meet with him.

As he attended local events closed to the media, officials with the Texas Democratic Party took a dim view of the visit by the embattled Republican governor who has been under fire since investigations began into “Bridgegate” and whether his staffers conspired to tie up traffic on New Jersey’s George Washington Bridge as political payback.

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