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 TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report MORE as he prepared to debate Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenMilitary must better understand sexual assaults to combat them The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population On The Money: Democrats make full-court press on expanded child tax credit | White House confident Congress will raise debt ceiling 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 TrumpBiden plans to host Obama for portrait unveiling that Trump skipped: report Jill Biden, Kate Middleton visit school together in first meeting Jill Biden wears 'LOVE' jacket 'to bring unity' to meeting with Boris Johnson 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."