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.
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.
Gov. Chris Christie’s favorite rock star had something to say about the bridge scandal that’s cost a couple Christie loyalists their jobs.
A Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows Gov. Chris Christie’s job approval stands at 59 percent, with 32 percent disapproving.
Prominent Republicans leapt to Gov. Chris Christie’s defense while Democrats say it’s difficult to believe he knew nothing about a plan by a top aide to close lanes at a the George Washington Bridge.
Six New Jersey residents have now filed a federal lawsuit over the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge last September, which e-mails suggested were motivated by political payback.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich Thursday afternoon, in the wake of a scandal in which residents of the borough were beset by traffic jams as apparent political payback.
Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.
What the nation saw earlier in the day was either genuine contrition or a carefully choreographed act to dig out from under a burgeoning scandal. Either way, Chris Christie is in search of an E-ZPass to put the bridge-gate scandal to bed.
David Wildstein asserted his right to remain silent on the advice of his lawyer. Wildstein refused to say where he previously worked and his lawyer said he would assert the right to remain silent to all questions.
Gov. Chris Christie responded Wednesday afternoon to email exchanges made public earlier in the day linking a top aide to the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that’s been under investigation.
Assemblyman John Wisniewski said his office is examining about 5,000 documents from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and its top two state appointees.
New e-mails have surfaced in the George Washington Bridge lane closures back in September, which critics have claimed were ordered for political reasons.
Records show a northern New Jersey mayor pleaded for help in easing gridlock at the George Washington Bridge, a request made three years before two of the bridge’s approach lanes were suddenly blocked.
This is the second time in a week Christie faced questions about the lane closings that some Democrats believe were executed to pay back a Democratic mayor who refused to endorse Christie for re-election. Christie has denied it.