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Friday, October 20, 2017

NEWARK — In opening arguments in the criminal trial of the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, federal prosecutors said Monday morning that David Wildstein would testify that he told Gov. Chris Christie about the scheme to close lanes at the bridge at the very moment traffic was at a standstill in Fort Lee. “The evidence…

Photo: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference after announcing the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had resigned, a day after an internal investigation cleared Christie in the “Bridgegate” scandal, during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, United States on March 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo