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Fred Malek, Republican Governors Association Finance Chairman, praises New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for acting "decisively" to fire a close aide implicated in a scandal involving traffic in a town near the George Washington Bridge.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, a Democrat, isn't convinced New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is truthful when he denies knowing his close aide had orchestrated a traffic jam as political retribution.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, (R-NJ) said in a government of 65,000 people mistakes are going to be made and he is responsible for those mistake. But history shows his administration has hired outstanding people with great ethical standards who have done their jobs extremely well.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, (R-NJ) address if the bridge controversy will affect a potential run for the 2016 presidency.
Gov. Chris Christie, (R-NJ), takes questions from the press about the George Washington Bridge debacle. The governor says he failed to recognize the true nature of the problem soon enough and that he was told the lane closings were a traffic study.
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., answers the question if he thinks he is a "political bully" and if his governing style contributed to the George Washington Bridge fiasco.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, (R-NJ), apologizes to the people of New Jersey for the conduct and behavior of members of his staff for their actions in the George Washington Bridge debacle. Christie has terminated two staff members directly involved in the matter and vows to take additional action if necessary.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, (R-NJ), says he is heartbroken and his trust was betrayed by members of his staff. The Governor says he fell short of expectations and the decisions made were unacceptable. Christie also stated he had no knowledge or involvement in the planning or execution of the bridge lane closings.
CNBC's Eamon Javers previews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's press conference where he will address the issue of who was involved in intentionally closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, D-Pa., discusses if the New Jersey bridge controversy could threaten Gov. Chris Christie's presumed future run for the presidency.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich told Larry Kudlow that he sees holes in Gov. Chris Christie's denial regarding the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal.
Larry Sabato, UVA Center for Politics, weighs in on Chris Christie's deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly's alleged involvement with the closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich gives Larry Kudlow his response to the news that Chris Christie's staff closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge as a political retaliation.
Staff emails between deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly of Chris Christie's administration and David Wildstein, at the Port Authority suggest Kelly allegedly ordered the closure of the lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Darryl Isherwood of The Star Ledger, and Matt Arco, PolitickerNJ political reporter, weigh in.
Emails were uncovered showing a staffer in New Jersey's Christie office closed traffic lanes as retribution against a Fort Lee mayor. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports NJ Governor Chris Christie is "outraged and deeply saddened" after being misled by a staff member. Gov. Christie says such behavior is completely inappropriate and unsanctioned conduct.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a potential scandal involving Governor Chris Christie due to e-mails between deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly and David Wildstein, at the Port Authority. Kelly allegedly ordered the closure of the lanes to the George Washington Bridge as an attempt to make life more difficult for the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee, N.J.
WASHINGTON, Jan 6- An appellate court will hear arguments on Wednesday on whether Governor Chris Christie illegally withdrew New Jersey from a regional trading scheme aimed at cutting carbon emissions, raising hopes among environmental groups that the state might be forced to rejoin.
Gov. Chris Christie recently signed an order allowing towns "to commandeer" private property needed to minimize the risk of coastal flooding. The WSJ reports.
NEW YORK, Dec 13- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced the resignation of another top appointee on Friday, amid a growing controversy over the closure of several access lanes to the George Washington Bridge that Democrats are calling political payback.