Bridgegate: Port Authority Police Stopped From Reopening Lanes on Bridge

By: Thursday September 4, 2014 2:14 pm

According to documents reviewed by The Bergen Record, some Port Authority police officers believed it was necessary to reopen the illegally closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge. In interviews given to New Jersey lawmakers the officers recounted how the closures were creating “hazardous conditions” on the streets of Fort Lee.

One officer who wanted to reopen the lanes due to the hazardous conditions was told to “Shut up” for bringing up the issue on an open radio channel.

 

Governor Chris Christie’s Office Bills Taxpayers $6.5 Million For Bridgegate Legal Fees

By: Monday August 18, 2014 12:12 pm

It was apparently not enough for Governor Chris Christie’s staff to shut lanes down on the George Washington Bridge violating state and federal law, now the taxpayers of New Jersey are having to pay massive legal bills as Christie and company try to prevent details from the lane closures coming out.

Chris Christie Administration Facing Inquiry Over Actions On Second Bridge

By: Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:05 pm

While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is already shoulder deep in the investigation of illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, another scandal is growing over a second bridge under his authority – the Pulaski Skyway. The Pulaski Skyway is an elevated roadway that connects the New Jersey cities of Newark and Jersey City and, according to the New York Times, is the subject of an inquiry by the Manhattan district attorney and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Chris Christie And Scott Walker Facing Criminal Investigations

By: Friday June 20, 2014 1:03 pm

The field for the 2016 Republican presidential primary is hemorrhaging moderates. Both New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie and Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker are facing criminal investigations that could knock them out of the presidential race or even end their careers.

Bridgegate: Christie’s Former Campaign Manager Said Governor Lied At Presser

By: Friday May 16, 2014 6:45 am

And another shoe drops. Now it is Governor Chris Christie’s former campaign manager, Bill Stepien, who has claimed that Christie lied to the public at his December press conference when Christie claimed no one on his senior staff knew about the illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

Bridgegate Testimony Of Governor Christie’s Press Chief Raises More Questions

By: Wednesday May 14, 2014 8:01 am

Yesterday Governor Chris Christie’s Press Secretary, Michael Drewniak, testified before the New Jersey Legislature’s Special Investigative Committee on his role in handling the fallout from illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge aka Bridgegate. Unlike other witnesses called before the committee Drewniak did not take the Fifth Amendment though did often confer with an [...]

Key Chris Christie Advisor Mike DuHaime Cited As Link In Bridgegate Report

By: Monday April 21, 2014 1:10 pm

One of Governor Chris Christie’s key advisors, Mike DuHaime, has been cited as the common link between the different Christie officials and staff that are known to be involved in the illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. DuHaime is cited in a recent report issued by Christie’s lawyers to have been in communication with Bridget Kelly, Bill Stepien, and David Wildstein.

Chris Christie Aides Attempted To Cover Up Bridgegate

By: Monday April 14, 2014 4:05 pm

As yet another prosecutor, this time the Manhattan District Attorney, subpoenas records from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey new questions are being raised about the conduct of Governor Chris Christie’s staff in response to the investigation of illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

Federal Grand Jury Now Looking Into Bridgegate

By: Monday April 7, 2014 6:54 am

After weeks of dodging subpoenas from the New Jersey Legislature’s Special Investigative Committee it seems the principal actors in the Bridgegate saga will have to testify and disclose documents after all. ABC News has reported that a federal grand jury has been convened by the US Attorney from New Jersey, Paul Fishman, to investigate the involvement of Governor Chris Christie’s office in the George Washington Bridge scandal

Bridgegate Expands To Include More Governor Chris Christie Staffers

By: Tuesday March 18, 2014 2:29 pm

Records revealed in legal proceedings show that the scandal over illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge – aka Bridgegate – touched even more members of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s staff than previously thought. New emails show the Christie’s chief strategist, Michael DuHaime, was also included in communication related to the lane closures and how to manage the resulting controversy with the media.

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