Top Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty Of All Charges In Bridgegate Scandal
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A federal jury on Friday found two of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) former aides guilty of all charges in the Bridgegate scandal that has continued to plague the governor.
Bill Baroni, who served as Christie’s top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Bridget Anne Kelly, who was the governor’s deputy chief of staff, each faced seven counts of conspiracy, fraud and related charges. The most serious charges carry a maximum of up to 20 years in prison. Sentencing is set for Feb. 21.
Kelly cried as the verdict was read, according to a reporter who was in the courtroom.
Bridgegate Bridget Kelly silently wept as 6th guilty charge was read. Red-faced, she put her head in her hands. Family cried, but silently. — Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) November 4, 2016
The trouble started on Sept. 9, 2013, when three of the access lanes were shut down on the George Washington Bridge connecting Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey. It’s the busiest bri
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