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Wed Jan 3, 2018, 08:07 PM

2 former Christie bridge lawyers get key Trump positions

Source: Associated Press


Updated 5:35 pm, Wednesday, January 3, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Both of Republican Gov. Chris Christie's lawyers during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal have now been given key positions under President Donald Trump.

The Department of Justice announced Craig Carpenito's appointment on Wednesday as New Jersey's interim U.S. attorney.

Christopher Wray, who represented Christie during a federal investigation into the lane-closing scandal, was named to head the FBI in June.

Carpenito represented Christie when the governor was the object of a criminal misconduct complaint related to the bridge scandal filed in state court by a Democratic gubernatorial candidate in 2016. The case filed by former firefighter William Brennan ultimately was dismissed.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Former-Christie-lawyer-tapped-for-New-Jersey-US-12471634.php

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 3, 2018, 08:15 PM

1. Just shaking my damn head at the dirty dealing going on here.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 3, 2018, 08:18 PM

2. Well, of course!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 3, 2018, 08:53 PM

3. Cronyism & Corruption runs far, deep and wide

Chris Christie gave former USAG John Ashcroft $50 million; and - in turn - he became Governor of NJ.

With Trump's sister as 3rd Circuit JUDGE ..able to make deals ...to assure no prosecution

Which ...now ...gets more protection, when Trump takes Christie-gate lawyers, into the realm

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