A New Jersey judge questioned an attorney for state lawmakers about why two ex-aides to Governor Chris Christie must comply with subpoenas seeking documents related to the George Washington Bridge traffic jams.
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.
The former campaign manager for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won’t comply with a pared-down subpoena issued by a legislative committee probing intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, his lawyer said.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , who faces an April 20 retrial on corruption charges, is telling lies in Chicago-area television interviews, Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar has told a federal judge.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s allies regularly communicated about manufactured traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, according to e-mails and texts that included a reference to the fun of “beating up on” late Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
The New Jersey Assembly said it retained former Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar as special counsel for the committee investigating the September closing of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge.