Gov. Christie says he was misled by staff about GWB closures; messages link governor’s aide

Messages out today link top aides to Gov.

Messages out today link top aides to Gov. Christie to a seemingly deliberate effort to create traffic gridlock by shutting down lanes leading to the GWB in Fort Lee after its mayor refused to endorse Christie for re-election. (January 8, 2014 8:11 PM)

Gov. Chris Christie says that a top aide misled him about her role in apparent political retribution against a town mayor and that he knew nothing about the situation. Emails and text messages, released after a subpoena from state lawmakers and obtained by News 12 New Jersey, show Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly emailed David Wildstein, a top Christie appointee to the Port Authority on...

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