“The fact is right now, he’s a distraction to the RGA,” Scarborough said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “If Republicans’ job is electing governors and you got a guy running the RGA that has Republican candidates running away from him, that’s a serious problem.”…

Scarborough said though he believes Christie wasn’t involved, he should consider whether he can effectively manage the RGA at the same time that he defends himself.

“I like Chris. I trust Chris. I still take him at his word. But I’m always blunt,” Scarborough said. “He needs to sit down and do some soul searching to see whether he wants to defend charges against him or continue this. I don’t think he can do both.”