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Christie's Scandal Defense Exposed: Discredit State Panel And Pray For Legal Exoneration

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 29: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Republican Jewish Coalition began its annual meeting wtih potential Republican presidential candidates in attendence, along with Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) | Ethan Miller via Getty Images

In a development that plays right into Chris Christie’s hands, the New Jersey legislative panel that tracked the George Washington Bridge scandal into his office and up-ended his 2016 ambitions is running into legal and political headwinds that will slow its ability to get to the bottom of that scandal. Perhaps the world will find the missing Malaysian airliner before it learns the full story behind the closures of those local access lanes at the George Washington Bridge last September.

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