U.S. agents probing deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge called New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s former campaign chief, William Stepien, and interviewed his landlord, according to a lawyer.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey opened a probe into the scandal prompted when aides to Governor Chris Christie triggered a days-long traffic jam near the George Washington Bridge as an act of political revenge.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election campaign asked a state board to allow it to raise money and pay for vendor and legal costs required to respond to subpoenas over lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election campaign and the state Republican Committee received a U.S. subpoena seeking documents related to the September lane closings at the George Washington Bridge, a lawyer said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie apologized for a days-long traffic jam triggered by an aide as political revenge as the episode threatened his possible 2016 presidential run and set off a federal investigation.
Joseph Sigelman, a former co-chief executive officer of PetroTiger Ltd., was released on $4.4 million bail on charges that he paid bribes to an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company.
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer met with federal investigators after she said New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration threatened to withhold Hurricane Sandy recovery grants unless she supported a development project.
The probe of lane closings at the George Washington Bridge widened as Governor Chris Christie’s office and re-election staff were subpoenaed and lawmakers demanded documents from Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chairman David Samson.