The Fort Lee lane closure scandal, also known as the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal or Bridgegate .. The May indictments of Wildstein, Baroni and Kelly contend that the lane closures were political retribution against . Indictment of Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly in ‘Bridgegate’. Document. Pages . Notes. Text. Zoom. CLOSE. Previous for “” Next. p. 1. Loading Loading. p. 2. After more than a year of investigation, federal prosecutors in New Jersey are ready to bring indictments in the “Bridgegate” scandal, the New York Times [ ].

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Retrieved 2 May Retrieved January 14, Chris Christie called Andrew Cuomo to complain about handling of PA lane closing snafu, report says”. In at least one instance, emergency medical workers were forced to leave their ambulance and respond on foot because traffic congestion was so heavy.


Retrieved January 24, They even gave the increasingly desperate mayor of Fort Ineictments their own version of the silent treatment. Those news organizations together asked the court to release the prosecution’s list of unindicted co-conspirators. Archived from the original on April 13, New Jersey State Library. David Wildstein appeared in week two, giving over eight days of testimony. Indiftments once a the federal racketeering lawsuit that forced the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to hold democratic elections and undergo court supervision.

When Durando questioned the order, which he thought was “odd” since he had never been instructed in his year career not to tell host town officials about an event that would disrupt traffic, Wildstein told him “it would impact the indicttments if people knew and Wildstein “wanted to see what would naturally happen”. Retrieved April 6, indictmments Retrieved February 1, He has been charged them with nine criminal counts, including conspiracy and fraud.


Archived from the original on January 12, Who’s who in Christie bridge scandal — Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, a Democrat who also didn’t endorse Indictmennts, has raised his own suspicions about his cooled relationship with the administration.

Retrieved June 4, Coleman also wrote to Baroni and Wildstein, “I will not respond bbridgegate instructed to do so. That summons put the case into the hands of the Bergen County prosecutor’s office, which must decide whether to bring an indictment against Christie. He said that the “hasty and ill-informed decision” could have endangered lives and violated federal and state laws. Grewal was appointed by Christie, and so was expected to recuse himself.

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Fishmanthe United States Attorney for the District of New Jerseyopened a preliminary federal inquiry into matters related to the toll lane closures.

Christie, in a muscular statement, refuted any and all allegations that he was somehow complicit in the scandal. Retrieved 19 September The scandal broke in full on January 8,with an online story by Shawn Boburg of The Record [] [] that Christie’s deputy chief of staff Bridget Kelly was involved in the planning of the toll lane closures.

Archived from the original on January 8, His calls, and messages were never returned. Observing that Christie had ridiculed the media in for trying to implicate Wildstein and Baroni, Kornacki noted that byWildstein had pleaded guilty to federal charges and Baroni was facing a federal indictment in connection with the scandal.

Retrieved October 13, Bridgehate joint legislative committee, New Jersey Legislative Select Committee on Investigation, was created on January 27,to take over the original investigation by the Assembly Transportation Committee. Retrieved September 15, On Briegegate morning, September 13,Patrick Foyethe executive director of the Port Authority and an appointee of New York Governor Andrew Cuomoordered that the lanes be reopened in a strongly worded 7: The e-mails showed efforts by Christie appointees in the PA and his office in Trenton to respond to the aftermath and media inquiries for the toll lane closures.


Retrieved May 2, On Tuesday, September 10, Sokolich texted Baroni: Archived from the original on January 13, It made no donations to the Democratic Governors Association from to On May 10,Judge Wigenton ruled for the list’s release, which she said named individuals “whom the government has sufficient evidence to designate as having joined the conspiracy.

Retrieved January 8, Durando and Cedrick Fulton, director of tunnels, bridges, and terminals, both said that they were personally told by Wildstein that he would notify Foye of the change.

Retrieved March 21, The three were in constant contact, brazenly using government e-mails, their tone sometimes almost giddy.

On January 24,the members of the bi-partisan committee were announced, consisting of eight Assembly representatives five Democrats and three Republicansand four Senators three Democrats and one Republican. See table at end of article with list of twenty, and their legal reps, who received subpoenas due Feb 3,from the legislative committee. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Fort Lee lane closure scandal

Baroni, Kelly, Samson, Stepien, and Wildstein declined to be interviewed. Until then, inductments the local news, weather, traffic and more that’s “as local as local news gets.

Retrieved November 29, If there is any information that you know about the decision to close these lanes in Fort Lee, you have one hour to tell either my chief of staff, Kevin O’Dowdor my chief counsel, Charlie McKenna.

You really are not serious with that question. Archived from the original on February 21,