Would Christie appoint himself to the U.S. Senate? Governor weighs in

TRENTON — It’s a scenario that’s technically possible if U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez resigns or is forced out of office before mid-January: Gov. Chris Christie could appoint himself as Menendez’s replacement. But does “U.S. Sen. Chris Christie” have a chance of becoming a reality? The New Jersey governor didn’t completely rule out the idea during an…