New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie turns to leave a news conference at the Statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday after he announced that he will not run for president in 2012. Mel Evans/AP hide caption itoggle caption Mel Evans/AP It's All Politics With Christie Out, His Moneymen Go Shopping For A New Candidate October 6, 2011 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't choosing sides in the GOP primary race just yet, but his financial backers are already lining up behind Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. But Texas Gov. Rick Perry showed he has the cash to compete too.