The mastermind of the Bridgegate scandal, which helped derail New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions, avoided prison.
Jared Kushner reportedly praised disgraced New Jersey official David Wildstein as “badass” for engineering the controversial closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge — a scandal that has led to three criminal convictions and tarnished the once-promising career of Gov. Chris Christie.
If they made a movie about David Wildstein’s roller-coaster political career and ties to high school classmate Chris Christie, it might be called “Revenge of the Nerd.”
A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to criminal charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, delivering another blow to Christie’s image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground.
The Jewish aide at the center of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s ‘Bridgegate’ scandal joked about manufacturing a traffic jam at the home of a local rabbi.
A former Jewish aide to Gov. Chris Christie now says the Republican presidential hopeful knew about a plan to shut lanes on the George Washington Bridge as political payback.
David Wildstein blogged under the name ‘Wally Edge’ and dove into Republican politics early. Now he’s at the center of the scandal that could undo Gov. Chris Christie.