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Law firm retained by Governor Christie at NJ taxpayers' expense clears Christie of wrongdoing

The case of the Malaysian airliner; the Ukraine/Crimea crisis; that summit in The Hague; and the Washington state mudslide buried this story, but for those of you following New Jersey's "bridgegate" scandal:

Word leaked out Monday that the law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher - retained by Governor Christie at taxpayers' expense - was about to clear the governor of any wrongdoing in the George Washington Bridge scandal.

Democrats immediately struck back: The impropriety of leaks before the investigation had been formally concluded; the failure to interview three pivotal individuals who apparently have first-hand knowledge of the bridge closings; and the implication that whatever report emerges would have been tailor-made for the governor.

A senior editor at The NEW REPUBLIC notes all the apparent conflicts...


Posted at 8:18am on March 25, 2014 by Allan Loudell

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Comments on this post:

Tue, Mar 25, 2014 8:59am
Most headlines are accurately calling it as "Gov. Christie Clears Gov. Christie of Wrongdoing..." Sounds like America's version of Idi Amin.

Tue, Mar 25, 2014 7:47pm
One distinct difference between Christie and Amin: Christie never murdered anyone. Amin murdered millions. Not even Obama can boast of that.

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