New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a man not really known for a cool demeanor, is totally cool with being “transferred” off the main stage for Tuesday’s GOP debate — in fact, he says it’s not even a demotion so don’t worry about it because he’s not worried about it at all.

The presidential candidate told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead” that it’s honestly like, no big deal to him.

“I don’t see it as a big blow at all, and I don’t see it as a demotion. I see it as a transfer. The fact is, we’re going to be on the stage. We’re going to be debating. People are going to be watching. And, most importantly, Jake, you are going to be watching. And if I do really well, you are going to report on it, the same way you have reported on it in debates one, two and three.”

You can watch the interview in full here. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was also moved to the kid’s table for the upcoming debate.

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