Chris Christie Tells Diane Sawyer His Aides Did 'Inexplicably Stupid Things' In Bridge Scandal
Credit: Gage Skidmore
March 27, 2014


TRENTON — In his first television interview since the George Washington Bridge scandal erupted, Gov. Chris Christie today continued to blame former aides for last year's controversial lane closures, saying what they did was "inexplicably stupid."

"When things were first reported, I said: 'This can't possibly be true.' Because who would do something like that?" the Republican governor told ABC News' Diane Sawyer in the first half of a two-part interview at his Morris County home.

Sawyer asked Christie if having staff members act under his nose without his knowledge made him feel clueless.


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