New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fires aide, apologizes for George Washington Bridge traffic jams

Members of the governor's staff allegedly ordered lane

Members of the governor’s staff allegedly ordered lane closures as political retribution. (January 9, 2014 6:54 PM)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is apologizing for George Washington Bridge lane closures apparently ordered by his aides as political retribution. Christie vehemently denied having any knowledge of the alleged plan to bring Fort Lee to a standstill after its mayor refused to endorse him for re-election. He said that he was "embarrassed and humiliated" by his staff, but that he accepted...

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