UPDATE at 4:35 p.m.: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's EKG, blood work and chest X-ray were all normal, and the governor is expected to be discharged from the hospital sometime Thursday evening, his office tells the Associated Press.
UPDATE at 12:55 p.m.: A Christie spokesman said Thursday afternoon that the governor is "fine and in charge" after undergoing tests, CBS New York reports.
POST at 12:26 p.m.: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was admitted to the hospital Thursday morning after having difficulty breathing.
A spokesman for the governor, Michael Drewniak, tells the Associated Press that Christie was on his way to a farm in central New Jersey when the issue arouse.
Drewniak says Christie was then taken to Somerset Medical Center out of an “abundance of caution” and that all indication are that he “will be fine.”
The governor, who suffers from asthma, is currently undergoing tests. We’ll update with any new developments as they happen.