Federal prosecutors and members of the New Jersey Legislature are investigating the scandal surrounding the causes of four days of lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September. There is no evidence connecting Governor Chris Christie to the traffic jam, but others may face charges, experts say.
Et tu, Bruce? When New Jersey's other favorite son, Bruce Springsteen – himself a Chris Christie favorite – takes the stage to pile on over 'bridgegate,' well, it just might hurt.
As unlikely as it seems, there may yet be a silver lining for Chris Christie in the Bridgegate fallout. With Democrats on the attack, Republicans are rallying to Christie's defense.
Fully 76 percent of Pew poll respondents closely followed news of the polar vortex, compared with just 39 percent – about half – who did the same for the Chris Christie-Bridgegate saga. Good news for the governor.
Chris Christie faces a widening probe involving more close aides, more questions, and more scandals. And it's not just the press and New Jersey lawmakers in the investigation, it's also the feds.