Codey: Some Democrats Tried To Quash Investigation Into Bridge Scandal To Protect Christie
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January 14, 2014


TRENTON — State Sen. Richard Codey said today that some Democrats tried to quash an investigation into the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal to protect Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

Codey (D-Essex), a former governor who will become the longest-serving legislator in Trenton on Tuesday, said today that while the state Assembly was ramping up its investigation on the massive traffic jam — eventually finding that several people in Christie's office were involved — there was "an intense campaign" by some Democrats to stop it in its tracks.

"People know that there was an effort by certai...

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