Christie's office fires back at former appointee in email to supporters

Christie speaks as he attends the Super Bowl Hand-Off Ceremony at the Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office fired back on Saturday against a former appointee who has accused Christie of lying about a bridge traffic scandal involving his top aides. David Wildstein, a long-time Christie acquaintance and one of his appointees at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the George Washington Bridge connecting New Jersey and New York City, resigned from his post after it emerged he oversaw a politically inspired closure of the bridge in September. …

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