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.
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 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.
The search to find which aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ordered traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, and why, is drawing top lawyers experienced in prosecuting or defending politicians, mobsters and the insider trader with the longest U.S. prison term.
Two former aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie say state lawmakers probing manufactured traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge can give them immunity from prosecution for documents they refuse to produce.