Chris Christie: No one was wearing masks in the room during Trump's debate prep

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Friday said nobody in the room working with President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident MORE as he prepared to debate Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MORE on Tuesday was wearing a mask. 

"No one was wearing masks in the room during that time when we were prepping the president," Christie said Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America." "The group was about five or six people in total."

Christie was a member of Trump's debate prep team, which also included the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. 


Trump announced early Friday morning that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden picks up where she left off The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden navigates pressures from Dems Former first lady launches 'Office of Melania Trump' MORE are in self-quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus. The president was tested after Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE, a close aide, tested positive herself after exhibiting symptoms. 

Hicks was on board Air Force One with President Trump and other top aides as they traveled to Tuesday's debate and a campaign rally in Minnesota the next night. 

Christie said he is not showing any symptoms himself and plans to get tested again. 

"Hope seemed completely fine," Christie said. "I didn't see any symptoms from either of them."