Traffic Jam Scandal
POSTED: Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 7:09am
The political firestorm only seems to get hotter surrounding Governor Chris Christie after new e-mails surface. Tracie Potts reports.
It appears the four-day traffic jam that backed up traffic over the George Washington Bridge last September may have been orchestrated to punish a Democratic mayor who didn't support Republican Governor Chris Christie.
This, according to emails subpoenaed by New York lawmakers. "None of this surprises me; I am embarrassed for the people that are involved. I'm completely disheartened," said Ft. Lee, New Jersey Mayor, Mark Sokolich, (D).
In the emails, a top Christie aide - tells one of the Governor's high school buddies at the Port Authority:
"Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee."
Someone else jokes that students stuck in traffic are children of Christie's political opponent.
In a new statement, Christie says his staff misled him...
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