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Chris Christie Gearing Up

The New Jersey governor is preparing for the possibility of a 2016 run, reports George Will. Christie has been crisscrossing the country, campaigning for and distributing contributions to Republican gubernatorial candidates. And campaigning for other Republicans. He carried over into this year $50 million the RGA had in its coffers; he has presided over the raising […]

The Department of Justice has concluded a 9 month investigation stating that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie didn’t know in advance that lanes would be closed on the George Washington Bridge. The probe to date has turned up no evidence Christie had any prior information or directed that lanes be closed for four days, federal […]

More Christie Bridgeghazi Woes

The Bergen Record is reporting that Port Authority police were ordered not to reopen the George Washington Bridge on the second day of the Fort Lee traffic jam. On the second day of the George Washington Bridge lane closures last year, a Port Authority police officer stationed at a traffic-clogged intersection near the bridge picked […]

The law firm hired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is billing $7.3 million for handling bridgegate, a tab the taxpayer will pay. Gibson Dunn billed the state $784,459 for May, June and July, NJ.com said. The firm had already been paid $6.52 million on the legal bills through April. Christie hired Gibson Dunn in […]

We sure get our share of political theater in New Jersey these days. Top billing, of course, has been our governor and his perfectly choreographed-to-appear-spontaneous, never-ending traveling road show. Nobody does it better. I mean, nobody: So, when…

It’s the economy, stupid! And it’s not looking good in Jersey. Just as the New Jersey governor is trying to turn the corner on the traffic scandal and restore his national luster, now he’s getting blamed for a yawning budget deficit and recent downgrade of the state’s debt. Christie and state lawmakers have less than […]

Yet Another Legal Transgression For Gov. Chris Christie? (via http://crooksandliars.com) By Susie Madrak April 18, 2014 1:43 pm – Comments New Jersey state pay-to-play statutes prohibit state contractors from directly or indirectly financially supporting the election campaigns of state officials. Yoo hoo, grand jury! Looks like Gov. Christie… Now read this:Republican Governors Rejecting Practically Cost-Free […]

The Bergen Record reports that nine days before clearing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of wrongdoing in Bridgeghazi, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher had donated $10,000 to the Republican Governors’ Association. The head of that group just happens to be Chris Christie. The law firm’s California office appears to make regular contributions to the GOP group, […]

ABC has the exclusive. The U.S. Attorney in New Jersey has convened a grand jury to investigate the involvement of Governor Chris Christie’s office in the George Washington Bridge scandal, ABC News has learned. Twenty-three jurors convened in a federal courthouse in Newark today to hear testimony from a key staff member, Christie press secretary […]

The only thing that would have made this a better story would have been if he had been stuck in traffic on the George Washington Bridge. A would-be Republican Senate candidate won’t be challenging Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) because of traffic problems. The candidate, ex-FBI agent Rob Turkavage, was unable to file for the Republican […]

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