New Jersey lawmakers passed a pair of measures stemming from the politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year.
Christie told a conference in Washington that after months of investigation “there hasn’t been one suggestion that I knew anything about” orders from staff aides to close access lanes that caused traffic snarls in Fort Lee.
At least a dozen protesters disrupted a town hall meeting Tuesday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing him over the distribution of Superstorm Sandy recovery aid and a for political payback scandal overshadowing his administration.
A special legislative panel investigating an apparent political payback scheme involving Gov. Chris Christie’s aides issued 20 new subpoenas Thursday, and he made his first trip since the scandal broke to pledge he won’t be distracted from the job of rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy.
In the wake of Bridgegate, some vulnerable politicians might distance themselves from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, at least for the time being.
The emails were included in hundreds of documents released Friday by a New Jersey legislative committee investigating the role of the administration of Gov. Christie in the lane closings.