Bridgegate Expands To Include More Governor Chris Christie Staffers

By: Tuesday March 18, 2014 10:37 am

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 [...]

Questions Raised As Subpoenas To Christie Ally Withdrawn; Bridget Kelly Heads To Court

By: Tuesday March 11, 2014 8:47 am

Why did NY US Atty all of a sudden open Samson investigation last Friday? What prompted it? Was it NYT editorial demanding Samson ouster? — Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) March 11, 2014 Yesterday was an interesting day in the ongoing Bridgegate scandal. The US Attorney of New York was reported to have dropped subpoenas on Port [...]

Port Authority Chairman David Samson Facing Federal Investigation

By: Monday March 10, 2014 12:45 pm

UPDATE: Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have withdrawn a subpoena seeking records related to Port Authority Chairman David Samson, knowledgeable sources said Monday afternoon. via The Record, 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 [...]

Pressure From Bridgegate Scandal Growing On David Samson

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 10:13 am

David Samson, one of Governor Chris Christie’s most powerful and trusted allies, is under increasing pressure to resign as Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In the aftermath of the scandal surrounding the illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge (aka “Bridgegate” ) the finances and conduct of Port [...]

Unredacted Bridgegate Emails Show Governor Christie’s Staff Joking About Traffic Jams

By: Thursday February 27, 2014 8:43 am

The documents provided to the New Jersey Legislature by former Port Authority official David Wildstein that ignited the scandal over illegal lane closures at the George Washington Bridge have now been unredacted. The original redacted version showed the infamous “time for traffic problems in Fort Lee” email by Governor Christie’s Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Records Show Top Chris Christie Advisor Lobbied To Bring More Inmates To Troubled Halfway Houses

By: Wednesday February 26, 2014 7:25 am

One of the most confusing aspects of the halfway house scandal – where numerous inmates escaped¬† halfway houses and committed horrendous crimes -¬†is why such violent individuals would ever be released to such a low security facility in the first place. Based on records obtained by Firedoglake under New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA) [...]

Another Longtime Friend Of Governor Christie Implicated In Bridgegate

By: Monday February 17, 2014 5:49 am

While Governor Chris Christie has tried to distance himself from David Wildstein in part by claiming that Wildstein wasn’t popular in high school, another longtime friend of Christie was also involved in the illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. According to MSNBC, Port Authority Police Officer Thomas Michaels drove Wildstein around during the [...]

Governor Christie’s Lawyer Trying To Talk To Witnesses In Investigation Of Governor’s Office

By: Tuesday February 11, 2014 5:52 am

Governor Chris Christie’s legal strategy to deal with Bridgegate and a scandal involving the misuse of Sandy aid is raising eyebrows. Under the guise of an “internal investigation” of the governor’s office, a lawyer representing Governor Christie has been going around to key witnesses demanding documents and other information that could be used in any [...]

Rudy Guiliani’s Advocacy Of Governor Christie Comes With Price Tag

By: Monday February 10, 2014 8:35 am

While most Republicans have kept their distance from Governor Chris Christie the former Mayor of New York City, Rudy Guiliani, has been willing to go on TV and other media outlets to push back against growing allegations of misconduct. Though his defense has not always been perfect, it has been consistent leading many to wonder [...]

Port Authority Eliminates Job Governor Christie Created For David Wildstein After Bridgegate

By: Wednesday February 5, 2014 10:30 am

After the story broke that David Wildstein was willing to finger Governor Chris Christie in the ever expanding Bridgegate scandal, Team Christie decided to do an opposition research dump on David Wildsten which relayed bizarre allegations including that Wildstein was disliked by one of his High School teachers. The oppo dump was apparently to show [...]

Governor Christie Changes Story On Bridgegate

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 10:22 am

Last night during a radio interview Governor Chris Christie gave his first statement on Bridgegate in three weeks. In the interview Christie changed his story on when he learned about the now notorious illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. The change comes after Governor Christie’s appointee at the Port Authority of New York [...]

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