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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Bill Stepien
Christie, Bridgegate, Sapien

Former Christie Aide Embroiled In Bridgegate Scandal Gets White House Job

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.

January 5, 2017
Christie, Bridgegate, Sapien

Infamous Bridgegate Flack Joins Trump Campaign

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.

August 26, 2016

Democratic Leaders Of Investigative Panel Mull Next Move In Bridge Probe

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 […]

April 11, 2014

Judge: Christie Ex-Aides Kelly, Stepien Can Withhold Documents In Bridge Probe

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 […]

April 10, 2014