Murphy won't explain troopers' role in capitol confusion
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy shot down questions about why state police failed to enforce a statehouse requirement last week that people show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test, citing a reluctance to discuss security measures.
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Murphy spoke Wednesday during a COVID-19 news conference and cited security concerns, but lashed out at the Republican lawmakers who defied the requirement.
Troopers had at first blocked them, but later let them into the Assembly chamber without fulfilling the requirement. It's unclear why.