Skip to comments.NY Times: Christie Knew About GW Bridge Lane Closings
Posted on 01/31/2014 5:26:45 PM PST by servo1969
He knew. The liberal New York Times reported today that Governor Chris Christie knew about the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge when they were happening. The New York Times reported:
The former Port Authority official who personally oversaw the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge in the scandal now swirling around Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said on Friday that the governor knew about the lane closings when they were happening.
In a letter released by his lawyer, the official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christies who was appointed with the governors 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 administrations order and said evidence exists as well tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures, during the period when the lanes were closed, contrary to what the governor stated publicly in a two-hour press conference three weeks ago.
Christie denied knowledge of the scandal, I had no knowledge of this.
In other words, "He's F-ed."
“Adios, Fat F-—!”
No wonder no RINO’s or GOP Governors came to his defense.
They knew Christie knew. Bye Bye Christie!
I never realized how scared to death of Cristie the Democrats were.
This will keep the story alive for another couple of months.
And he thought Obama was his good friend.
LOL. Game. Set. Match.
That is what this is all about.
Switch parties, Christie, and the people will cheer!
Hillary/?????? 2016 - I was just joking on the other.
You know it’s coming down the pike.
0bama knew about something affecting the health, welfare, and lives of millions of people, and lied.
Chris Christie knew about a few thousand people being inconvenienced on a bridge for a few hours and lied about it.
Huge story for a month.
Sorry. I hate Christie but I aint playing their game.
If only the media would focus as seriously on Hillary, Obama and Benghazi where Americans actually died.
Sunday morning talk show bash....
Good thing we aren’t talking about the IRS or Benghazi or .......
It must be true if the N.Y. Times says so.
I think Hillary goes with DeVal Patrick or Cory Booker as VP to continue the 99% D lock on minority voters with a “wink wink” about Hillary’s age and health.
However until I see the Chicago Mob clearly on board with the Clinton Crime Family, I’m not ready to believe it’s Hillary 2016.
"Destroying the GOP brand..."? Oh, that ship sailed so long ago, it's circumnavigated the globe several times by now.
Oh goody round 2 of Blah Blah Blah
Burn Christie Burn.
now the times can get back to working on if diblasio new about the snow plowing.
Sure is. I honestly think this tips their hand too.
NBC News today talked about ... IMPEACHING Christie.
He did not give MANPADS to al QAEDA or have
an Ambassador raped and murdered.
So, with this, and next week’s weather,
the MSM can coverup every single abomination
of this administration.
This is just like the Christians and the Muslims.
Everyone is supposed to know the Muslims are rioting murderers that we have to tolerate and appease and the Christians are supposed to keep a stiff upper lip and are in trouble if they don’t.
And everyone is supposed to know that the rats cheat and lie and we’re just supposed to accept that’s what the cool kids do and the Republicans are supposed to be saints and are in big trouble if they aren’t.
Clearing the way for Hillary
So did all the people stuck in traffic.
Play their game this one time it serves our purpose they’ll rue the day they took Christie out ..
Nobody has yet shown that Crusty knew of intentional closures perpetrated for political vendetta. That’s the point where he will be toast.
I agree. It generally takes 45 minutes to get across that bridge on a good day from what I hear. So for a couple of days it took longer. Big deal.
Folks, this is exactly what they do to our Conservative candidates. Why do we play along like we’re not at war. I wouldn’t vote for Cristie, but I’ll be damned if I’ll sign on and play the Democrats gotcha game with them.
F the Democrats and their propaganda machine.
No fan of Christie - because he closed 2 traffic lanes? ? LoL.
NBCSpews are silly idiots.
If the New York Times is reporting then you know it is true.
I’m glad that’s settled. Meanwhile anyone heard of Ben Ghazi???
Christie is a NE Liberal. His administration behaved as one would expect a Liberal Administration to behave. Why is anyone surprised?
Saved by the Super Bowl.
I’ll defer judgement until the evidence is produced.
They are not scared. He is a big, easy target. Also he played up to them so Christie thought he was part of their team and they would leave him alone. They saw an easy fool and they hit the easy target for mileage.
Yes, and we will be cheering when he takes on and knocks of Hillary in the Democrat primaries!
“They saw an easy fool....”
And they were right.
You’re absolutely right. I’m not into football...so never even thought of it.
Well, if you think about it, look at the crew we’ve been lofting to lead us. Cristie would not be out of the running.
I think a lot of Lefties would be temped to vote for Christie over the other double wide who has gotten a free ride for nearly 40 years.
Yes, he did pull the same routine McCain did. And guess what, he’s gotten the same results. Too bad Boehner and the rest of the GOPe crew can’t glean anything meaningful from all this.
I think there’s reason behind your comments, so don’t get me wrong. I know where you’re coming from.
Thanks Deo Volente. I appreciate the mention. Good report...
Lotta tallow baby.
I’ve said this many times: If you’re a high-level assistant to a CEO or other very visible leader (public or private), you don’t make a move without being 100% certain your boss would approve, even if he doesn’t know about or OK every single action. This is why it makes little difference whether Christie actually “knew” about the bridge deal, because his top-level aides acted as they did knowing it was what he would have done, and would approve of.
The top executive sets the climate.
"Mr. Zegas did not respond to requests to discuss the letter, which also consisted of a strong defense of Mr. Wildstein against negative comments Mr. Christie made about him during the news conference. Mr. Wildstein contests the accuracy of various statements that the governor made about him, and he can prove the inaccuracy of some, the letter added."
Hmmmmmmm. The Port Authority said it wouldn't foot Wildstein's legal fees. Wildstein's lawyer wants to make sure he gets paid -- questionable if Mr. Wildstein ends up in the hoosegow. On the basis of his lawyer's statement that, "he can prove the inaccuracy of some", we should all be ready to crown Hillary as Queen in January 2017?
Even I knew there was a colossal traffic jam on the GW bridge. It was designed in 1927. There is always a traffic jam on the GW bridge.
Good move GOP-e .
Great new, so I can have a nice evening, another RINO bites the dust.
I am on cloud nine
Traffic is bad in NYC but the tolls are unreal. $15 to cross a bridge. The fruits of liberalism on display.