Minnesota Congresswoman and GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said the Arab Spring is linked to President Obama "demonstrating weakness" with the American-Israeli relationship.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Perspectives on Leadership Forum at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right, with his wife, Anita at a news conference in Tulas, Okla., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a town meeting in Manchester, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire Wednesday that it would be "fun" if New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie also runs for the Republican nomination for president.
Watch highlights of Christie's Reagan Library speech in a report by Chuck Todd and Tom Brokaw.
President Barack Obama talks about passing the American Jobs Act in Denver, CO, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.