New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visited the Holy City Tuesday to support Gov. Nikki Haley's re-election campaign.
Christie and Haley greeted supporters at Moe's downtown before leaving to prepare for a fundraiser later in the evening.
Haley told supporters if she is re-elected, she will focus on workforce training so "everyone can get a job," and continue her support for small business industry.
Protesters lined up across the street, braving the rain while holding signs with messages like, "Expand Medicaid."
Haley openly opposed Medicaid expansion, a position that Christie does not share. Christie and Haley both insisted it should be a state-by-state issue. Haley has called President Obama's Affordable Care Act "an example of a federal government fix doing more harm than good."
Christie said he plans to come back to Charleston, but didn't reveal any plans about a possible run for the presidency in 2016.
Haley wouldn't say whether she plans to welcome other notable Republicans along the campaign trail.