NJ governor announces top appointee resigns amid escalating probe into lanes on bridge to NYC

  • Article by: ANGELA DELLI SANTI , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 13, 2013 - 4:00 PM

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation Friday of one of his top appointees amid an escalating probe into whether Christie loyalists deliberately created traffic jams at a bridge into New York City in an act of political retribution. The governor denied the lane closings were politically motivated.

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