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Fmr. Christie Allies Guilty On All Counts In Bridgegate Trial

Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have been convicted in a plot to use traffic jams for political retaliation. Bridget Kelly, Christie’s former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, a Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, were found guilty Friday of all counts against them.…

Christie Staffer Texts During Bridgegate: ‘He Just Flat Out Lied’

At the same time that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told the media that neither his campaign manager and confidant Bill Stepien nor his senior staff were aware of the creation of George Washington Bridge lane closures as political retribution, his own staffers texted about him “lying,” new court documents reveal. “I’ve made it to…

Chris Christie Ex-Ally Pleads Guilty In Bridgegate Scandal [VIDEO]

David Wildstein, a former ally and high-school classmate of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to the 16-month federal investigation of lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. The former Port Authority deputy executive director, Bill Baroni, and Christie’s former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Anne Kelly, are also expected…

READ The BridgeGate Docs Just Handed To Christie’s Lawyers

The borough of Fort Lee, N.J. on Tuesday responded to an open records request from lawyers representing the office of Gov. Chris Christie (R) by sending them thousands pages of internal documents related to the George Washington Bridge lane closures. Earlier this month, attorney Randy Mastro, who has been retained by the governor’s office, asked…

18 New Subpoenas for Bridgegate

Much to Gov. Chris Christie’s chagrin, Bridgegate just won’t blow over. New Jersey state legislators have issued 18 new subpoenas, on top of the 20 sent last month, to members of Christie’s office and the Port Authority. Christie himself is being subpoenaed along with the state police aviation unit, which could provide insight on the…

Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie may have just given up on the presidency

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) appearance in Manahawkin may have turned the tiny Jersey Shore “census-designated place” into his presidential Waterloo, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said Thursday night. “I’m not prepared to say definitively tonight that Chris Christie just announced he is not running for president,” Maddow said. “But, compare what he said with…

Scarborough: If We Attack ‘Culture’ of Christie Admin, ‘We Have to Go After Culture of Barack Obama’

The hosts and guests of MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday offered their thoughts on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s marathon press conference regarding the apparently vindictive lane closures on the George Washington Bridge which emails have revealed were aimed at causing headaches for the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee. Host Joe Scarborough said it was…

NJ Assembly to Release Documents in Bridge Scandal Investigation

The New Jersey State Assembly committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal will release on Friday hundreds of pages of documents collected as part of its investigation, a spokesman for the committee said Thursday. The committee spokesman confirmed that 907 pages of documents collected in response to the subpoena of former state official David Wildstein,…

Rachel Maddow: No one likes a bully

Late Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) top two appointees to the Port Authority, both of whom have since resigned, complied with subpoenas related to the ongoing bridge scandal. Soon after, state Assemblyman John Wisnieswki (D), chairman of the committee investigating the incident, acknowledged soon after that the probe will continue into 2014. But…