The notes show Christie pulled together key members of his government and political teams after the scandal broke.
Gov. Chris Christie on Friday defended a report by taxpayer-funded lawyers who cleared him of any involvement in closing lanes near the George Washington Bridge for political reasons, saying it “will stand the test of time.”
The issue before a state court judge in Trenton is whether the lawmakers can force Kelly and Stepien to comply with subpoenas in the investigation of politically motivated traffic jams created near the George Washington Bridge last year.
Lawyers for fired Christie staffer Bridget Kelly and two-time campaign manager Bill Stepien argued Tuesday that complying with the subpoenas carries the risk of self-incrimination.
A series of votes taken by David Samson as a Port Authority commissioner have raised ethical questions because they appear to benefit clients of his private law firm.
They say handing over personal emails, text messages and planning calendars would be like testifying against themselves.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has met with federal prosecutors about the deliberate, gridlock-causing lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year.
Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.
A legislative committee investigating the role of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration in September’s lane closures at the George Washington Bridge issued 12 more subpoenas during a meeting Monday.
Gov. Christie says he began asking about the traffic jams in Fort Lee last year soon after he heard they were a source of contention.
The Assembly and Senate plan to vote Monday to establish the joint bipartisan committee with power to subpoena people and correspondence related to the lane closings and abuse of power allegations.
Gov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.
The New Jersey lawmaker heading up the state investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures has raised the possibility of impeachment if the probe uncovers ties to Gov. Chris Christie.
The documents show that as soon as the lanes on the bridge were shut down a slew of angry emails began flooding into the Port Authority.
Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.