What left Chris Christie ‘speechless’? Dan Balz knows. (VIDEO)

Chris Christie is rarely speechless. But, when confronted by several dozen Republican heavy hitters asking him to run for president in the summer of 2011, he was stunned into silence.

Christie told Post's senior political correspondent Dan Balz that story for Dan's book "Collision 2012" that recounts the last campaign. Dan sat down with me earlier this week to tell the story. Check it out below.

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.

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