Governor Chris Christie’s administration faces a deadline to give a New Jersey legislative panel documents used by his lawyers to produce a report they said cleared him in the George Washington Bridge scandal.
The committee of New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal is demanding documents that lawyers for Governor Chris Christie used to produce a report that they said cleared him.
A trial attorney from the Securities and Exchange Commission said his bosses were too “tentative and fearful” to bring many Wall Street leaders to heel after the 2008 credit crisis, echoing the regulator’s outside critics.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, Michael Drewniak, appeared before a U.S. grand jury investigating politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge, according to his lawyer.
More than half of New Jersey voters say they believe a report that found Governor Chris Christie had no involvement in politically motivated traffic jams was conducted mainly to help his reputation, not as a fair and unbiased investigation.
President Barack Obama went on the attack against congressional Republicans and used his call for raising the U.S. minimum wage as an appeal to younger voters who might help Democrats avert electoral losses in November.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency that runs the bridge at the center of the scandal surrounding Governor Chris Christie, should stop funding “zero-return” projects and revamp a management structure that divides it into political fiefdoms, according to a report.