Gov. Chris Christie’s former top political adviser, who he cut ties with in the immediate aftermath of the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, will serve as White House political director and deputy assistant to the president.
Two days after his re-election, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he lost “confidence” in Stepien when emails appeared to show Stepien at least had knowledge of the lane closings at the center of the bridge scandal. Christie asked Stepien to withdraw his name from consideration as the state GOP chair.
By Michael Linhorst and Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J.—Democrats leading the panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures met with their lawyer Thursday to decide their next move, one day after a judge ruled that they could not compel two central players in the controversy to hand over documents. Also weighing on […]
By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) HACKENSACK, NJ—Two key figures in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal do not have to comply with legislative subpoenas demanding that they turn over documents, a judge ruled Wednesday, delivering a setback to lawmakers whose probe linked the closures to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office earlier this […]