Two competing presidential aspirants are battling it out in the snow.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference Monday evening declaring a state of emergency and saying that the upcoming storm will cause “a whole lot of snow.”
“Get home and get off the roads,” Christie said, jacket-clad. “I have already closed state offices for tomorrow.” Christie also told people to “stay off the roads” between the hours of “9 p.m. tonight until 9 a.m. tomorrow.”
Democratic New Jersey Gov. Andrew Cuomo — suit-clad — also declared a state of emergency, but did not close public buildings. “You should plan to leave work early.”
Cuomo approved a travel ban imposed on New York State beginning late Monday.
Christie previously posed for a photograph with President Obama during the pre-election 2012 response to Superstorm Sandy.