Friday, May 01, 2015

The Ax Falls Closer To Christie

Gov. Chris Christie Ally David Wildstein Pleads Guilty in Bridge Probe - ABC News:

A key figure in the corruption scandal that threatens New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political career pleaded guilty today in federal court.

David Wildstein, who looked noticeably thinner, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy -- knowingly misapplying property that receives federal funds and conspiracy to violate civil rights.

Wildstein admitted in open court in Newark that the George Washington Bridge's access lane closures were the result of political retribution for Fort Lee’s mayor, Mark Sokolich, for refusing to endorse Christie’s bid for re-election as New Jersey governor in 2013...

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