04/11/2014 09:14 am ET Updated Apr 11, 2014

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

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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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