Chris Christie, after an early-afternoon meeting with a group of Republican donors that featured Home Depot founder Ken Langone and, I’m told by one source, former NYSE head Dick Grasso, insists he still isn’t running:

From the AP:

“I said nothing different to him today than I’ve said to other folks in the past,” said Christie.

There’s no doubt Christie has been resolute publicly that he is not running, and there is no indication that he says anything different to people privately than he does to reporters at press conferences. There were similar statements made after he met with a group of Iowa-based donors a few weeks back, at their request, and with the same mission in mind.

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