NJ governor Christie says Port Authority chairman resigns after 'Bridgegate' report

TRENTON, New Jersey Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:46pm EDT

1 of 2. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey March 28, 2014.

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TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, has resigned his position, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Friday.

"David tendered his resignation to me this afternoon, effective immediately," Christie told reporters a day after a law firm hired by his office released a report finding Christie faultless in the recent "Bridgegate" scandal.

(Reporting by Daniel Kelley; Writing by Scott Malone)

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Crash866 wrote:
Gee I wish there thorough investigations in things that really matter… Benghazi, IRS and the ACA.

Mar 28, 2014 2:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SunnyDaySam wrote:
Another one under the bus… Christie’s lawyers declare Christie innocent.

Mar 28, 2014 4:43pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SunnyDaySam wrote:
I can just hear Christie in a meeting: ‘They’re not buying my story! I need another sacrifice! who wants to go under the bus this time?’

Mar 28, 2014 4:58pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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