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.
On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.
Two Port Authority executives pointed by New Jersey Gov. Christie orchestrated a toll-hike plan 2011 that was later scaled back to bolster the images of New Jersey’s and New York’s governors, according to published reported.
Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has met with federal prosecutors about the deliberate, gridlock-causing lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year.
William “Pat” Schuber, a member of the board of commissioners, proposed the idea of a public apology on Wednesday.
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.
Twenty people and organizations close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are due to turn over emails, text messages and other documents involving an apparent vindictive plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge, though almost all the subpoena recipients have requested more time.
Big-name Republicans are standing behind New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie days after a former loyalist said evidence exists that Christie knew about a politically motivated traffic jam last year even as it happened.
A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he knew about massive tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge as they were happening.
The governor has maintained that he knew nothing of the lane closures until a state legislative panel began investigating.
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.
Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said the agency informed David Wildstein on Friday that covering his legal expenses was “not warranted” under the authority’s bylaws.
An investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ramped up. A total of 17 individuals and three organizations were notified Thursday that they’d be issued subpoenas.