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.
|By: DSWright Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:05 pm|
|By: DSWright 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.
|By: DSWright 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.
|By: DSWright 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 [...]
|By: DSWright 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.
|By: DSWright 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.
|By: DSWright 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
|By: DSWright 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.
|By: DSWright Tuesday March 11, 2014 9:10 am|
Yesterday was an interesting day in the ongoing Bridgegate scandal. The US Attorney of New York was reported to have dropped subpoenas on Port Authority Chairman and key Governor Chris Christie ally David Samson. Later, it was reported these subpoenas had been withdrawn. In fact, more than withdrawn as it appears federal prosecutors in New York have ceded control of the investigation to the US Attorney in New Jersey.
|By: DSWright Monday March 10, 2014 4:05 pm|
The former Attorney General of the State and New Jersey and current Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, is now under federal investigation. According to the Wall Street Journal federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey related to the business interests of its chairman.