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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.
New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat called on his colleagues to look into the lane closures back in Nov. when details of the scandal first began to emerge. The lawmaker said failing to look into the impact of the lane closures would be an opportunity missed.
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.
A New Jersey assemblyman who is holding hearings on whether lane closures on ramps to the George Washington Bridge last year were an act of political retribution says that he has reviewed emails, text messages and other documents on the matter and cannot find any traffic-related explanation for the closures.
A subpoena was issued Tuesday to David Wildstein ordering him to appear before an Assembly panel on Jan. 9, Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced Tuesday.
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.
Three westbound lanes on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge will be closed Sunday night into Monday morning, as repair work on the bridge continues.
Major delays were expected Saturday night on the George Washington Bridge, as police closed three of the four upper lanes in both directions for repairs.
Three of the four lanes on the George Washington Bridge will be closed in both directions this weekend so crews can replace steel deck panels as part of the upper-level deck replacement project.
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.
There were epic traffic delays, yet again, Monday night, because of emergency repair work at the George Washington Bridge. And then on Tuesday the head engineer said we haven’t seen the end of this.