New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on the offensive today against a former ally whose lawyer accused him of lying about when he learned of September lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, sending a sharply worded e-mail to friends and supporters.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as they occurred in September, according to a lawyer for David Wildstein, his former ally at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as they occurred in September, according to David Wildstein, a former ally at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
A New Jersey judge began to hear an emergency request to block the testimony of a political ally of Governor Chris Christie today before the state Assembly about a traffic scandal that has drawn national attention.
U.S. prosecutors and New Jersey legislators face hard choices about whether to give immunity to former loyalists to Governor Chris Christie to get them to say what they know about the George Washington Bridge lane closings.
Attorney Matthew Kluger, admitting to helping fuel an insider-trading scheme that prosecutors said generated $37 million in illegal profits, pleaded guilty to stealing corporate merger tips from four law firms.
The mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey, said he takes Governor Chris Christie “at his word” that he didn’t know about intentional traffic jams in his town near the George Washington Bridge even as a former Christie ally claims the governor did.
Attorney Matthew Kluger was sentenced to a 12-year prison term that is the longest ever imposed for insider-trading, exceeding the 11-year sentence given Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam last year.