The statement said the Republican governor stands by his position that he "first learned lanes were closed when it was reported by the press."
Chris Christie Responds To New Bridge Scandal Allegations
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January 31, 2014

Via NJ.com:

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie's office has released a statement responding to allegations made today that the governor knew about the controversial lane closures at the George Washington Bridge when they happened last year.

The statement said Christie stands by his position that he "first learned lanes were closed when it was reported by the press."

"Mr. Wildstein's lawyer confirms what the governor has said all along — he had absolutely no prior knowledge of the lane closures before they happened and whatever Mr. Wildstein's motivations were for closing them to begin with," the statement s...

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