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Chris Christie: I’m done responding to bridge scandal “hysteria” – CBS News

CBS NewsChris Christie, R-N.J., attempting to move past the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal surrounding his administration, said Wednesday night that reporters were the only ones still concerned about the issue. On his monthly “Ask the Governor” …Chris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairmanThe Star-LedgerChristie Defends Actions on Radio ShowWall Street JournalGov. Chris […]

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Chris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairman – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerEWING — Gov. Chris Christie tonight said he continues to back his embattled Port Authority chairman “strong and firmly,” telling New Jersey 101.5 that he remains confident in David Samson’s ability to preside over the bi-state agency despite the view …Chris Christie Is No GandhiEsquire (blog)Gov. Chris Christie “strongly, firmly” supports David Samson as […]

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Chris Christie decries media hysteria – Politico

PoliticoNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie decried the “hysteria” surrounding the traffic scandal troubling his administration on Wednesday, adding that he didn’t know if now-fired aide Bridget Anne Kelly acted alone and that he stands by his top appointee at the …Gov. Chris Christie Decries Media ‘Hysteria’ over BridgeGateMediaiteChris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairmanThe […]

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Chris Christie’s office says he never talked to PAPD lieutenant about GWB lane … – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerGov. Chris Christie’s office says he never spoke about September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures with a Port Authority Police lieutenant he knows personally, and whose conduct during the closures is now the subject of an internal review …Gov. Chris Christie has new childhood pal to shove into ‘Bridgegate’ trafficNew York Daily NewsBridge scandal: […]

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New bridge scandal subpoenas seek records related to Chris Christie, ARC … – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerTRENTON — The legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal wants to know how closely Gov. Chris Christie’s office and allies at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey coordinated to blame the lane closings on a traffic …Bridgegate probe seeks to call out liesNew York Daily NewsLatest legislative subpoenas keep […]

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Christie blasts Wildstein, New York Times report – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – After The New York Times published new allegations about Chris Christie and the George Washington Bridge scandal, the New Jersey governor launched a full-scale verbal assault on both the newspaper and the former Port Authority …Chris Christie’s Office Targets Former Ally in a MemoNew York TimesChristie’s camp counterattacks, slamming former ally […]

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Chris Christie: David Wildstein Says He Knew Of Bridge Closure

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor and would-be hope for the Republican Party, is running for legal cover after David Wildstein, the now-former Port Authority official responsible, along with now-former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelley, for the lane closures done as political payback to the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee, NJ., said that Christie […]

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Christie Knew About Lane Closings, Ex-Port Authority Official Says – New York Times

New York TimesIn a letter released by his lawyer, the former official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which controls the bridge, described the …Christie Knew of George Washington Bridge Lane Closures, Ex-Ally’s Lawyer SaysNBC […]

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Gov. Chris Christie knew about George Washington Bridge lane closures during … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsGov. Chris Christie, despite his denials, was aware in September of the George Washington Bridge lane closings that spawned massive gridlock, a former Port Authority official claims. A Friday letter on behalf of David Wildstein — the Christie …New Jersey Gov. Christie Knew of Bridge Lane Closures, Attorney SaysWall Street JournalChristie Knew […]

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NJ Mayor: Sandy Aid Ultimatum Came From Christie – NBC New York

NBC New YorkThe committee issued 20 new subpoenas Friday as the traffic jam plot reached deep into Christie’s administration; the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs the bridge; and Christie’s re-election campaign. Zimmer said another member of …Hoboken residents sound off on Christie administrationNew York Daily NewsNew York Daily News Front […]

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Christie appointee kept Fort Lee in dark on closures – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York Business(Bloomberg) — David Wildstein, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who ordered lanes closed at the George Washington Bridge, told agency staff not to alert the town of Fort Lee, N.J., about the move. Mr. Wildstein, an appointee of …Rich LowryNew York Post20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington […]

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Jay Rockefeller: ‘Zero Evidence’ Chris Christie Bridge Closings Were Part Of … – Huffington Post

Huffington PostNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks to the media as he visits Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City, N.J. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, the day after defeating Democratic challenger Barbara Buono to win his second term as governor.Maddow: Why has Christie’s Port Authority chief kept quiet on bridge closures?Raw StoryJay Rockefeller knocks Chris […]