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Stuart G

(38,691 posts)
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 05:53 AM Jun 2014

Second Bridge Inquiry Leads to Christie

Source: Huff Post/ New York Times

Investigations into the Christie administration and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have zeroed in on possible securities law violations stemming from a $1.8 billion road repair agreement in 2011, according to people briefed on the matter.

While the inquiries were prompted by the apparently politically motivated lane closings at the George Washington Bridge last year, these investigations center on another crossing: the Pulaski Skyway, the crumbling elevated roadway connecting Newark and Jersey City. They are being conducted by the Manhattan district attorney and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The inquiries into securities law violations focus on a period of 2010 and 2011 when Gov. Chris Christie’s administration pressed the Port Authority to pay for extensive repairs to the Skyway and related road projects, diverting money that was to be used on a new Hudson River rail tunnel that Mr. Christie canceled in October 2010.

Again and again, Port Authority lawyers warned against the move: The Pulaski Skyway, they noted, is owned and operated by the state, putting it outside the agency’s purview, according to dozens of memos and emails reviewed by investigators and obtained by The New York Times.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/nyregion/2nd-bridge-inquiry-said-to-be-linked-to-christie.html?_r=0

2nd Bridge Inquiry??? How Could He Do It?????
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Second Bridge Inquiry Leads to Christie (Original Post) Stuart G Jun 2014 OP
The headlines I want to see are: ReRe Jun 2014 #1
Me too. But I'm certain there are more. Enthusiast Jun 2014 #9
Sic transit gloria mundi. merrily Jun 2014 #2
Out of time? He needs to DO time. nt Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2014 #3
I sure hope he gets some nice time to think things over Stuart G Jun 2014 #4
His big mouth will do him in. PeoViejo Jun 2014 #6
Fucking A nt merrily Jun 2014 #5
Christie cancelled the new tunnel construction The Wizard Jun 2014 #7
We're finding out just how well the title "Governor Soprano" fits groundloop Jun 2014 #11
Which staffer will he fire this time? riqster Jun 2014 #8
New Christie slogans davidpdx Jun 2014 #10
Bridges Over Troubled Waters. Cha Jun 2014 #16
Bumper sticker seen at the supermarket Benton D Struckcheon Jun 2014 #12
No way! Cha Jun 2014 #17
The thugs strongest candidate Dawson Leery Jun 2014 #13
We can all rejoice in dodging this bullet. nt abakan Jun 2014 #14
K Cha Jun 2014 #15


(45,251 posts)
2. Sic transit gloria mundi.
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 06:32 AM
Jun 2014

Only a few years ago, when Mika and Joe both were practically orgasming over Christie.

Good times.

Speaking of time, remember the speech Christie made, announcing he would not be running in 2012, even though Republicans were panting to have him do that? He said emphatically, "This is not my time."

I think he's clean out of time.

Stuart G

(38,691 posts)
4. I sure hope he gets some nice time to think things over
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 07:03 AM
Jun 2014

6 to 8 years in fed pen or better yet, state...he will meet some bullies in there that will show him a thing or two.!!!

The Wizard

(12,668 posts)
7. Christie cancelled the new tunnel construction
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 07:32 AM
Jun 2014

because he wanted to distribute the funds to firms that would make "campaign contributions" to off shore money laundries. In the end, the state of New Jersey is damaged by his unclean hands.


(11,750 posts)
11. We're finding out just how well the title "Governor Soprano" fits
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 08:41 AM
Jun 2014

Geez what a corrupt, arrogant asshole.


(22,000 posts)
10. New Christie slogans
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 07:42 AM
Jun 2014

No bridge left behind
There's no bridge too big for me
Bridging the gap between my ass crack

Benton D Struckcheon

(2,347 posts)
12. Bumper sticker seen at the supermarket
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 09:01 AM
Jun 2014

"If you can read this, Christie's probably ordered another traffic jam."

Dawson Leery

(19,358 posts)
13. The thugs strongest candidate
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 01:55 PM
Jun 2014

is turning out to be of the most corrupt and unlikely to get the nomination.

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