SOMERVILLE - (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie expectsto be released from a hospital Thursday night after undergoingtests because he had difficulty breathing.

Christie's deputy chief of staff, Maria Comella, tells reportersthat Christie walked into Somerset Medical Center around 10:30 a.m.He was headed to a bill signing when he began to feel unwell andwas driven there by his security detail.

Comella says an EKG, blood work and chest X-ray are normal.

Comella says the governor plans to speak to the media when heleaves the hospital.VIDEO: Statement on Gov. Christie being taken to hospital