The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.
The Policeman’s Benevolent Association, which represents most Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers announced the endorsement Tuesday. The union had backed Christie’s rival, incumbent Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine, four years ago.
“Unless you change what’s going on, we’re going to have a Mumbai-style attack here,” says Port Authority PBA president Paul Nunziato.