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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
Chris Christie Bridgegate

Former Christie Allies Convicted In N.J. ‘Bridgegate’ Trial

Wildstein also implicated Gov. Chris Christie, saying he and Baroni discussed the lane closures with the governor while they were ongoing.

November 4, 2016
Chris Christie hits historic low approval rating in new poll

Judge Rules ‘Bridgegate’ Complaint Against Christie Can Proceed

The ruling ratchets up the political pressure on Christie, an avid Trump supporter, who now heads his White House transition team.

October 13, 2016
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‘Bridgegate’ Witness Says Governor Christie Backed Lane Closures

A key prosecution witness testified Tuesday stating New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was aware of and supported a plan to close lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013. This testimony marks the first time federal prosecutors have presented specific evidence in the case, claiming this was an act of political payback.

September 27, 2016

Chris Christie ‘Flat Out Lied’ About ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

A former aide to Chris Christie said in a text message that the New Jersey governor “flat out lied” when he said senior staff members were not involved in the “Bridgegate” scandal in 2013, according to a court filing on Wednesday.

August 10, 2016

N.J. Improperly Withheld George Washington Bridge Info, Judge Rules

By Stephanie Akin, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — New Jersey state officials improperly withheld records related to the investigations of George Washington Bridge lane closings from two reporters from The Record, a Superior Court judge ruled in Mercer County on Wednesday. In a mixed 22-page decision, Judge P.J. Innes ordered the state to […]

July 3, 2014

Poll: Most New Jerseyans Say Christie Hasn’t Been Honest About Bridge Lane Closures

By Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. — A majority of New Jersey residents believe Gov. Chris Christie is not being completely honest about what he knows about the George Washington Bridge lane closures despite an internal investigation released last week that absolved the Republican of any involvement in the incident, according to […]

April 2, 2014

Former Christie Aides Seek To Block Subpoenas In Bridge Inquiry

By Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a question that might hold the key to explaining last fall’s traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge: What came before the now-infamous email, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee”? Bridget Kelly, the former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris […]

March 11, 2014

Will Chris Christie’s Career Survive?

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January 28, 2014

WATCH: Christie Delivers Second Inaugural Address, Leaves Out Scandals

On Tuesday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie delivered his inaugural address amid the scandals plaguing his second term. The event garnered national attention this year as people waited to see if Christie would address the investigations he is currently facing. But unlike his recent State of the State address, in which he acknowledged the investigations, […]

January 21, 2014