Reince Priebus

Partisans Divided Over Scandal Fallout For NJ Gov

Jan 13, 2014
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Prominent Republicans are leaping to New Jersey GOP Governor Chris Christie's defense, insisting that a traffic scandal won't ruin his chances of running for president.

New Jersey Democrats also took to the Sunday talk shows to ask how a hands-on manager like Christie wouldn't have known about a plan by a top aide to close lanes to the George Washington Bridge. They say that may have broken federal and state laws.

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National and state Republican Party leaders are calling President Obama’s upcoming New York visit a lame duck bus tour.