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New Jersey / Christie Political Scandal #1087670

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local school closing information on screen.

(Studio: Stephanie Gosk) Evidence showing that members of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s staff, including aide Bridget Anne Kelly†, intentionally caused an enormous traffic backup on the George Washington Bridge as political revenge against Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich† examined; statement and e-mails between Kelly & Port Authority official David Wildstein† quoted. [New Jersey Assembly deputy speaker John WISNIEWSKI†- says the documents show government at its worst.] [SOKOLICH – says families in Fort Lee deserve an apology.] [Politico’s Anna PALMER†- notes the scandal could be a drag on Christie’s political future.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; White House: Chuck Todd) The timing of this scandal with Christie being a likely presidential candidate discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Gosk, Stephanie;
Todd, Chuck

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