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New Jersey / Christie Political Scandal #1087651

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Fort Lee, New Jersey: Elaine Quijano) Evidence showing that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s aide Bridget Anne Kelly† is responsible for a 4-day traffic gridlock on the George Washington Bridge as political revenge against Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich† examined; e-mails between Kelly & Port Authority official David Wildstein† and between Sokolich & Port Authority official Bill Baroni†, and a statement from Christie quoted. [December 13, CHRISTIE – says his staff said they had no knowledge about it.] [SOKOLICH – says he was punished because he didn’t support the governor in his re-election bid.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Christie’s political career reviewed.

(Washington: John Dickerson) The impact of this scandal on Christie’s presidential ambitions featured.

Pelley, Scott;
Quijano, Elaine;
Dickerson, John

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