Chris Christie began his second term as New Jersey governor with Democratic state legislators aligning in a probe of whether his administration orchestrated tie-ups at the George Washington Bridge as political payback.
Two months ago, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was certain to win a second term without help from aisle-jumping Democrats or $25 million in federal storm aid for tourism commercials that starred him and his family.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called a news conference today after disclosures that an aide triggered a days-long traffic jam as revenge, a revelation that threatens his national image and possible 2016 presidential run.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he was “misled” by an aide who told an executive at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey it was “time for some traffic problems” before lane closings that paralyzed a town whose Democratic mayor didn’t endorse him.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie withstood critics when he killed a $12.4 billion transit tunnel under the Hudson River to New York City. Now, on the verge of his second term, he’s at the center of another commuter fury over four days of traffic tie-ups at the George Washington Bridge, the world’s busiest.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his top executive appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey resigned as lawmakers questioned the closing of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge three months ago.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie trounced his Democratic opponent to win a second term and bragging rights as a potential 2016 Republican candidate for U.S. president who can appeal across party lines.
At the height of tourist season, 150,000 people vacation on Long Beach Island, an 18-mile stretch of New Jersey shore. The crowds are gone by October, when the traffic signals blink amber along the main boulevard.