Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Chris Christie's Former Deupty Chief to Plead the Fifth

Image from source, TPM
Whether you think the whole Chris Christie "Bridgegate" story is overblown or not, there's one thing I think everybody can agree on: Christie's ex-Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly knows the whole story. She's at the center of it. She was instrumental in the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. And she could clear up almost every question about the whole affair just by talking.

But, she's not going to, apparently. Which I kind of expected. I'm not sure what is so bad that it can't be said. The damage is now pretty much done. I tell you what I'm not buying though, is that Christie supposedly didn't already get the whole story from Kelly. It would be beyond ridiculous if he just fired her, and didn't find out what happened. Well, unless he already knew what happened. . .


Fired Christie Staffer Pleads 5th, Refuses to Turn Over Documents

Gov. Chris Christie's (R-NJ) former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Kelly, said through her lawyer Monday evening that she will invoke her 5th Amendment right not to testify before a state legislative panel. She is also refusing to turn over documents subpoenaed by the panel, according to the Bergen Record. . .

Read more at: Talking Points Memo

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