Gov. Chris Christie defends integrity of lawyer's report on Bridge-Gate scandal

Gov. Chris Christie held his first news conference

Gov. Chris Christie held his first news conference in nearly 70 days. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

(AP) - Gov. Chris Christie on Friday defended a report by taxpayer-funded lawyers who cleared him of any involvement in closing lanes near the George Washington Bridge for political reasons, saying it "will stand the test of time."

Christie was speaking at his first news conference since Jan. 9. His appearance came a day after a report from a law firm he hired issued a 345-page summary of...

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