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Christie attorney argues to have misconduct case thrown out

An attorney for Republican Gov. Chris Christie has told a judge that a criminal misconduct complaint against the governor over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal should be tossed for procedural violations and a lack of evidence.

With Cabinet hopes fizzling, Chris Christie faces state in fiscal crisis

Gov. Chris Christie, scorned by New Jersey voters, seemingly had a political future working for Donald Trump. Now, with doubts he’ll join the president-elect’s administration, he’s pledged to finish his second term amid an unprecedented statewide financial crisis.

Christie sticks to denial after allies convicted in bridge plot

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, in his first interview after last week’s conviction of two former aides in a revenge plot to create a massive traffic jam, contradicted their testimony and insisted he had “no recollection” of being informed about the events as they happened.

Aide: Christie knew mayor thought traffic might be payback

Questions over what Republican Gov. Chris Christie knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings were raised again Monday as a former ally testified she told him a Democratic mayor had expressed concern the resulting traffic jams in his city were political retribution.

N.J. Gov. Christie aide on trial says she told him of ‘traffic study’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial that she told him about a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge before sending an email that it was “time for some traffic problems,” which prosecutors say started a political revenge plot.

Christie used bridge authority to gain endorsements, witness says

Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s office used the bistate agency that runs the New York area’s bridges, tunnels, ports and airports as a clearinghouse for political favors aimed at gaining endorsements from local Democratic politicians, a witness testified Friday in the fraud trial of two former Christie allies.

New Jersey Gov. Christie was told about plan to close bridge lanes

A federal prosecutor told jurors Monday that a witness will testify that Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told about a plan to close traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge as the shutdown was happening, a claim he has contested for years.

John Doe wants George Washington Bridge list kept secret

A judge has asked media companies seeking a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the 2013 lane closures of the George Washington Bridge to respond Friday to a motion by someone on it who wants to block its release.