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Accountability update: More heads have rolled over ‘Bridgegate’ than the IRS scandal, Benghazi and botched Obamacare rollout combined

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By Doug Powers  •  January 9, 2014 12:48 PM

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As also noted at Twitchy, this firing means that Chris Christie has already publicly held more government officials accountable for vendetta-caused lane closures on a bridge than President Obama has canned for IRS abuses, Benghazi or the Obamacare debacle put together:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie apologized on Thursday for a traffic jam scandal involving his staff, saying he was embarrassed and humiliated, and fired a top aide “because she lied to me.”

Christie said he was blindsided but ultimately responsible for staff actions “under my watch.” “We fell short of expectations,” Christie said. But, he added, “I had no knowledge or involvement in this issue, in its planning or execution.”

Now it’s looking like the feds are going to get involved in the investigation of bridge lane closures:

A source with knowledge of the plans said that the United States attorney for New Jersey, Paul J. Fishman, would announce the investigation on Thursday morning.

The decision to open an inquiry came after the matter was referred to the office by the inspector general for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which controls the bridge, the source said.

I can’t wait to see what kind of “bridge crossing disenfranchisement” case Eric Holder is able to help build.

Because of his warm relationship with Chris Christie, President Obama might personally ask the DOJ to go easy:

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Meanwhile, some in the MSM are focused on the important questions about “Bridgegate”: How does this improve Hillary’s chances in 2016?

**Written by Doug Powers

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Reality is (omitted): Obama, Dems, NY Daily News pin terror attack blame on Senate Republicans

June 21, 2016 10:00 AM by Doug Powers

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Keep your eye off the ball

Just imagine this New York Times headline if the Orlando terrorist had been a Christian Republican

June 13, 2016 09:42 PM by Doug Powers

stupid

No chance

At least 50 murdered by Muslim man at Orlando gay club, and apparently it’s the NRA’s fault

June 12, 2016 11:35 AM by Doug Powers

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The spin begins

Reporters covering Hillary’s campaign pivot to the general by asking her if being so awesome is a burden

June 6, 2016 09:44 PM by Doug Powers

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Press secretary applications submitted

Katie Couric really sorry she got caught trying to make gun rights supporters look like doofuses

May 31, 2016 10:41 PM by Doug Powers

unintentional

Right


Categories: Feature Story, Guns, Media Bias, Katie Couric

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