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Politico's Sources Insist Christie Knew Nothing About 'High School' Memo

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Wildstein, who was a high school classmate of Christie's, was appointed by the governor to be director of interstate capital projects at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He resigned from the agency in December amid mounting questions about lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, which is overseen by the agency.

The memo from Christie's office was leaked to Politico on Saturday, a day after Wildstein's attorney released a letter in which he said Wildstein had evidence "tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures, during the period when the lanes were closed, contrary to what the governor stated publicly in a two-hour press conference.” The attorney, Allan Zegas, has previously said Wildstein has a "story to tell" if he is granted immunity.