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New Jersey / Christie Political Scandal #1057998

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 2014
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Ft. Lee, New Jersey: Jim Avila) The apology from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about the four-day traffic gridlock in Ft. Lee that was engineered by Christie's office for political retaliation examined; scenes shown of him at a press conference in Ft. Lee; details given about the firing of aides Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Stepien; e-mails quoted. [CHRISTIE - says he is embarrassed and humiliated; denies any involvement in this issue; apologizes several times denies being a bully.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) How this press conference was textbook, but there will be criminal investigations and how this undercuts Christie's credentials as a manager discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Avila, Jim;
George, Diane Sawyer,

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