The 2016 Republican presidential contender refused to back down in a Wednesday interview.
"I think he’s the real deal," Paul LePage said of Christie.
“My friendships are apolitical,” the New Jersey rocker said through his spokesman.
Bush said he didn’t think “we need to be politicizing the issue.”
"Here's what the Washington cartel wants — they want us divided," he said.
“For millennia, through every religion in the world, marriage has meant a very specific thing."
The site’s landing page reveals Christie’s slogan of “telling it like it is.”
"I am more determined than ever to fight for total repeal of ObamaCare."
Jeb Bush leads the field, followed by Trump, Ben Carson, Rand Paul and Scott Walker.
"I’m confident they will do the right thing," Jeb Bush said.