Chris Christie

ABC News’ Diane Sawyer speaks exclusively to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his home in Mendham, N.J., Thursday, March 27, 2014.  (AP Photo, ABC, Ida Mae Astute)

NJ Gov. Christie on major push to shed scandal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has spent the past few days putting down traffic cones to separate himself from scandal. The usually garrulous Republican governor and possible 2016 presidential contender had […]


March 25, 2014 - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a town hall meeting  in Belmar, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Christie’s lawyer says governor not involved in plot

NEW YORK (AP) — A law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near a major bridge as part of […]


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Christie attacks media in return to national stage

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Returning to the national stage for the first time since scandal erupted in his home state, a determined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that Republicans must “take on” […]


Traffic crosses the George Washington Bridge, in Fort Lee, N.J., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NJ town releases dispatch tapes from traffic jams

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Around 9 a.m. on Sept. 9, someone in Fort Lee, N.J., called for an ambulance. A dispatch call went out. But the town, and the George Washington Bridge into New […]


In this Feb. 12, 2014, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks in Toms River, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Tapes: No deaths, injuries from NJ bridge traffic

EDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A traffic jam deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff that caused days of gridlock in northern New Jersey appeared not to lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise […]


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie right, talks with Chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions Greg Brown left, before speaking to the Economic Club of Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Chicago. Christie says the traffic scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor, or from raising money for Republican candidates for governor.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Christie says bridge scandal won’t impede work

CHICAGO (AP) — Landslide re-election behind him and a possible presidential bid ahead, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was forced Tuesday to talk instead about the bridge-closing scandal that has haunted his debut as a […]


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sits in a studio during his radio program, "Ask the Governor"  broadcast on NJ 101.5, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Ewing, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, Pool)

Christie says he sought answers on lane closures

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie said he started asking staff members to get more details about traffic jams in the northern New Jersey town of Fort Lee last year soon after they were […]


Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

GOP activists defend Christie at national meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to […]


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives to deliver his State Of The State address at the Statehouse, Jan. 14, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Feds subpoena Gov. Christie’s campaign, GOP

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have escalated their criminal investigation into allegations that Gov. Chris Christie’s aides created traffic jams as political payback, subpoenaing his re-election campaign and the state Republican leadership. The subpoenas […]


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands as he leaves a prayer service in celebration of his inauguration at the New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 in Newark. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Scandal-tested Gov. Christie sworn into 2nd term

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie was sworn into office Tuesday for a second term, saying he had a mandate to stay the course even as Democrats ramp up criticism of the Republican governor […]


New subpoenas seek to unravel NJ bridge scandal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Four people from the agency that runs bridges and tunnels between New Jersey and New York have been subpoenaed in the investigation of a traffic jam scandal that has shaken Gov. […]


Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon in a YouTube video.

Fallon, Springsteen parody Christie’s traffic jams

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie’s favorite rock star had something to say about the bridge scandal that’s cost a couple Christie loyalists their jobs. Appearing on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” Bruce […]