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Ex-Port Authority Official Says ‘Evidence
Exists’ Christie Knew About Lane Closings

New York Times, by KATE ZERNIKE

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Posted By:Write2Right, 1/31/2014 6:02:28 PM

The former Port Authority official who personally oversaw the lane closings at the George Washington Bridge, central to the scandal now swirling around Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, said on Friday that “evidence exists” the governor knew about the lane closings when they were happening.In a letter released by his lawyer, the former official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which controls the bridge, described the order to close the lanes as “the Christie administration’s order” and said “evidence

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 1/31/2014 6:06:23 PM     (No. 9713702)

We have confirmed reports of GOP Elitists jumping from windows....



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Reply 2 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/31/2014 6:08:07 PM     (No. 9713707)

Of course he would know of the lane closings "when they were occurring", let them come up with evidence he knew "before" the closings and that it was politically motivates.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 1/31/2014 6:09:59 PM     (No. 9713711)

While it would be difficult for me to have more contempt for Capt. Sausage than I do - -

- - what this joker said does not contradict what Signor Salsiccia said - - in any way.

Someone will have to come up with more than that - - a lot more.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/31/2014 6:23:06 PM     (No. 9713736)

As long a Christie remains a presidential candidate, the NYT will run these articles.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/31/2014 7:13:30 PM     (No. 9713823)

Yes, NYT doing what their evil masters tell them to do. Hmmm, I think Democrats are getting some "help" to knock Christie out of the running for 2016. I am sure of it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 1/31/2014 7:35:47 PM     (No. 9713851)

And what did Obama know about, (fill in the blank) and when did he know it? Might add Valerie to that question, just for fun.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 1/31/2014 7:57:52 PM     (No. 9713870)

The NYTimes had nothing to do with this story itself. They are just reporting it like every other paper and tv/radio station today. Bret Baier devoted half his Fox News show to it tonight and Sean and Megan probably will, too. It has nothing to do with The Times. Someone just happened to post the Times article here.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/31/2014 10:08:37 PM     (No. 9713986)

Whether he did or didn´t, you see where he is on the presidential hopefuls list for 2016 now. Not only is Shillary now at the top, but Jeb is added to the list ahead of Crispy Cream.

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