TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest news organization has joined in the chorus against Republican Gov. Chris Christie and is urging him to resign.
The Star-Ledger said in an editorial Thursday that Christie should resign after making it clear that governing the state is a "distant second priority" that comes in behind his personal ambition.
Christie's office didn't immediately comment. He scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference to discuss jobs and the economy.
Christie ended his Republican presidential campaign last month and has endorsed front-runner Donald Trump.
The Star-Ledger says Christie proved in his first term that he has political talent but has shown a lack of character in his second term.
Six New Jersey papers published by Gannett have already called on Christie to resign.