New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie still is weighing whether to run for president, but has some ideas about who -- other than himself -- might make a good candidate in 2016.
The Republican governor rattled off some high-profile names, when asked in an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly to pick his top three choices for 2016 candidates.
"I don't know if I could restrict myself to three but I'll give you the ones I think are really good," he said. "I think [former Florida Gov.] Jeb Bush would be an outstanding candidate for president. I think [Wisconsin Gov.] Scott Walker would be a good candidate for president. I think [Wisconsin Rep.] Paul Ryan would be a good candidate for president."
As for himself, Christie says he's still in the "decision-making process."
Watch Part 2 of the Christie interview on Fox News' "The Kelly File" at 9 p.m. ET on Monday.
Christie, who spoke with Fox News on Friday, discussed 2016 politics on the heels of a report that cleared him in the scandal over the controversial lane closures by the George Washington Bridge last year. The report was conducted by a law firm his office brought in to review the case -- other investigations are still ongoing.
Christie indicated the scandal would not impact his decision on whether to run.
"There's no baggage here because I didn't do anything," the Republican governor said.