Maybe Chris Christie’s Declaration of Vindication Was Premature

Feds have called a grand jury to probe Bridgegate.

Remember Chris Christie’s lawyers absolved him of all culpability in the Bridgegate scandal, and he went on a triumphant media tour that included a big interview with Diane Sawyer? Like, two weeks go?

He maybe should’ve waited. reports that news a federal grand jury is probing the scandal shows it won’t go away soon. “The grand-jury testimony is considered a major development in the bridge controversy. What began as a preliminary inquiry when U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced in January that he would try to determine whether any federal laws have been “implicated,” has now morphed into a deepening criminal probe to decide whether federal laws have been broken.”

That would spoil Christie’s renewed attempts at the presidency, of course.

“Not only can Chris Christie not win (the nomination), I think he may have trouble finishing out his term,” former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a Democrat, said Tuesday at Rider University. “So I think he’s not a factor.”

Indeed, Jersey voters are skeptical, with just 28 percent believing the governor has come clean about the scandal. Other than

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  • matthew brandley

    Just another democrap distraction from all the failed policies they have . the guv is innocent. Whatever happend to the feds prosecuting those responsible for benghazi, fast and furious, IRS, and so many others? those clowns are still in charge and collecting paychecks and obstructing justice!

    • garygnj

      It’s funny how you can baldly state that Christie is innocent when the pertinent actors in this scandal have yet to testify and the investigation has yet to be completed but you’re still screaming about Benghazi and IRS etc.which have been hashed over and rehashed over by people like representative Issa who can still find NOTHING. When you got nothing else to feign outrage over …..
      But hey it looks like your spelling has improved! Good work!

  • Tuddy

    No investigation of Benghazi, Fast and Furious, IRS targeting the Tea Party, etc., where Americans DIED, and/or there could be serious, criminal wrongdoing in the halls of Congress and maybe the White House, by the justice department, but when it comes to taking out a political opponent, they’ll move heaven and earth to do that. I can’t remember where there’s ever been more time spent and more video and ink wasted on something as silly as Bridgegate. What do democrats always say? Move on!