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Governor's Office Subpoenaed, Christie Confirms

The New Jersey governor discussed the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal during a radio appearance.

Gov. Chris Christie acknowledged his office has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney as part of an investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.

Christie said his office would cooperate fully with investigators after confirming the subpoena during a radio appearance on NJ101.5's Ask the Governor program Monday night. 

"We had already communicated to them that we would cooperate voluntarily. They decided to send a subpoena and that's fine," Christie said.

Christie's radio appearance comes on the heels of accusations leveled by an attorney for former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official David Wildstein. The attorney, Alan L. Zegas, said "evidence exists" that Christie knew about the lane closures while they were happening.

Christie's office dismissed the claims, saying he had no knowledge of the political motivation behind the closures. The governor reiterated that he had nothing to do with the action during the radio appearance.

"The most important issue is did I know anything about the plan to close these lanes, did I authorize it, did I know about it, did I approve it, did I have any knowledge of it beforehand. And the answer is still the same. It's unequivocally no," Christie said.
M.T. February 11, 2014 at 02:01 PM
My mistake actually, disregard my previous comment. Forgot there were earlier comments to load. Guess that says something about your undying commitment to tit for tat exchanges on the web.
BellairBerdan February 11, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Lol MT, you're funny after being the one to compare this child molestation and Obama. Thanks for playing!
Ridgewood Mom February 11, 2014 at 04:30 PM
Chris Christie is either lying or incompetent.
BellairBerdan February 11, 2014 at 07:12 PM
So much for Christie cooperating as he said he would http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/14/02/10/gordon-governor-s-office-refuses-to-appear-before-legislative-committee/
Pat February 11, 2014 at 07:16 PM
Agree, Ridgewood. I have the same sentiment regarding our president.

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