Christie says he had nothing to do with ad promoting him

A nonprofit group, Committee for our Children's Future, spent more than $1 million on an ad as well as air time across New Jersey, New

TRENTON - A nonprofit group, Committee for our Children's Future, spent more than $1 million on an ad as well as air time across New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia to promote Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.). The ad began running this week.

There is no question it's designed to promote the governor's agenda, but there's debate over whether or not it's designed to promote the governor himself.

The governor says that he had nothing to do with the ad. He says, "If they're out there helping me, I say thank you very much because as you know, the unions have spent tens of millions of dollars attacking me."

Committee for our Children's Future refuses to make its donor list public, but tells News 12 New Jersey it is not interested in using the ad to boost support for Christie in particular, but rather to support his ideas.

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