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Sep 26, 2016
'Traffic Problems' Email No Joke, Key GWB Witness Says

'Traffic Problems' Email No Joke, Key GWB Witness Says

The government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case testified Monday that he interpreted an email from one of the defendants that it was "time for some traffic problems" as an order to put a political... Read More

Sep 23, 2016
Key NJ Legislators Considering Christie Impeachment: Sources

Key NJ Legislators Considering Christie Impeachment: Sources

Key members of the New Jersey Assembly have begun researching whether or not to bring articles of impeachment against Gov. Chris Christie, NBC 4 New York has learned. Read More

Sep 19, 2016
Christie Was Told About Plan to Close GWB Lanes: Prosecutor

Christie Was Told About Plan to Close GWB Lanes: Prosecutor

A federal prosecutor told jurors Monday that a witness will testify that Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told about a plan to close traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge as it was happening, a claim he has contested... Read More

Sep 14, 2016
Jury for Allies in GWB Scandal to Hear Opening Statements

Jury for Allies in GWB Scandal to Hear Opening Statements

A jury has been selected for the trial of two former allies of New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie charged with causing traffic gridlock at the George Washington Bridge three years ago. The panel will hear opening... Read More

Sep 8, 2016
Jury Selection Underway in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

Jury Selection Underway in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

More than 200 prospective jurors are expected to head to federal court for the criminal case involving lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Read More

Sep 11, 2015
Trial for GWB Scandal Case Pushed Back

Trial for GWB Scandal Case Pushed Back

A New Jersey federal judge has further pushed back the trial for two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case. Read More

May 1, 2015
2 Ex-Christie Allies Indicted in GWB Case, 1 Pleads Guilty

2 Ex-Christie Allies Indicted in GWB Case, 1 Pleads Guilty

Two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie have been indicted on charges related to their alleged role in creating politically motivated traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge in 2013, and one has pleaded guilty to conspiracy... Read More

May 2, 2015
GWB Scandal Has Already Cost Taxpayers $10 Million

GWB Scandal Has Already Cost Taxpayers $10 Million

A nearly yearlong investigation into the 2013 lane George Washington Bridge Lane closures resulted in two indictments and a guilty plea — and New Jersey taxpayers have already footed some of the bill. Read More

Jan 9, 2014
Christie Sorry for GWB Fiasco: "I Am Not a Bully"

Christie Sorry for GWB Fiasco: "I Am Not a Bully"

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apologized to the people of New Jersey and announced he has fired an aide who he says lied to him about being involved in the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge as political payback to a... Read More

Jan 8, 2014
Christie: I Was "Misled" by Aide on GWB Fiasco

Christie: I Was "Misled" by Aide on GWB Fiasco

Gov. Chris Christie insisted Wednesday he was "misled" by an aide after emails emerged showing she gave the go-ahead for lanes to be closed on the George Washington Bridge as political retaliation last year. Read More

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