Two former top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie don’t have to give documents about the George Washington Bridge lane closings to state lawmakers, a judge ruled, setting back the legislature’s probe into who ordered the traffic tie-ups and why.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey, met with the lawyer for a New Jersey legislative committee probing the deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge ordered by allies of Governor Chris Christie.