Black People Politics : Chris Christie & The GWB Scandal

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Bridgegate Trail—Kelly: Christie Lied About the GWB Lane Closures


NEWARK, N.J. — During continued testimony in the Bridgegate trial, Bridget Kelly claimed on Monday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and members of his senior staff lied during two press conferences in December 2013 regarding the traffic-causing lane realignment that occurred on Sept. 9-12, 2013 ...

http://observer.com/2016/10/bridgegate-trial-kelly-christie-lied-about-the-gwb-lane-closures/


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Bridgegate Trial Verdict: Former Chris Christie Allies Found Guilty on All Charges


... Baroni and Kelly were convicted of plotting to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge connecting New York and New Jersey as part of a revenge plot against a Democratic mayor who wouldn’t endorse the Republican governor’s 2013 re-election bid.

Baroni and Kelly each face up to 20 years in prison and sentencing has been set for Feb. 21, the Wall Street Journal reports ...


https://www.yahoo.com/celebrity/bridgegate-trial-verdict-former-chris-164002296.html


Bridgegate Trial Verdict: Former Chris Christie Allies Found Guilty on All Charges

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NJ Senate Majority Leader Weinberg Calls for Christie Impeachment Hearings

A ranking Democrat on Thursday called for lawmakers to consider impeachment proceedings against Republican Gov. Chris Christie based on what was revealed during the recently completed George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial in which two of his former aides were convicted ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/fadce6b0-43d6-3894-aaae-6db656672d43/ss_nj-senate-majority-leader.html


NJ Senate Majority Leader Weinberg Calls for Christie Impeachment Hearings



 

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With Special Prosecutor Decision Looming, How Might Christie Fare?

The 2013 lane closures at the George Washington Bridge—now known as Bridgegate—have dogged New Jersey Governor Chris Christie since the public was first made aware that they happened. While Christie has regularly denied any knowledge of the closures, the indictment and guilty verdict against two of his former staffers in relation to the case has pushed the governor’s approval rating to an all time low of 19 percent ...

http://observer.com/2016/12/with-special-prosecutor-decision-looming-how-might-christie-fare/


Brennan claims Governor Christie committed official misconduct. Alyana Alfaro for Observer

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Christie's approval hits record low; most say he should have been charged for Bridgegate

Gov. Chris Christie is just one point away from tying the record for worst approval rating of any New Jersey governor in memory.

And an overwhelming majority of New Jersey voters think the Republican governor should have faced charges over the Bridgegate scandal, a new poll has found ...

http://www.politico.com/states/new-jersey/story/2016/12/christie-approval-at-record-low-18-percent-as-most-say-he-should-have-been-charged-for-bridgegate-107822


Gov. Chris Christie. | AP Photo/Mel Evans

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Ex-Christie aides convicted in Bridgegate want new trial

... In court filings late Monday and early Tuesday, Baroni and Kelly said some, but not all, jurors deliberated on a day when the judge had ordered them not to deliberate while a legal issue was being resolved by attorneys.

They based their contentions on a newspaper article, written on the day of the verdict, that quoted one of the jurors ...

http://nypost.com/2016/12/20/ex-christie-aides-convicted-in-bridgegate-want-new-trial/

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Chris Christie, Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly


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NY Times: Chris Christie 'Abandoned by Virtually Everyone'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has seen his approval ratings decline in his state to a career low of 18 percent, leading poll director Krista Jenkins to say he "has been abandoned by virtually everyone," according to a report in The New York Times.

A PublicMind poll released on Dec. 6 noted that 73 percent of New Jersey voters believe that Christie should have been among the defendants in a trial over the "Bridge-gate" closings, which resulted in convictions of two of Christie's former aides ...

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Chris-Christie-Abandoned/2016/12/27/id/765720/




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By Joe Crowe | Tuesday, 27 Dec 2016 01:21 PM




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