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Report: US Attorney To Open Inquiry Into Christie Bridge Scandal

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey referred the case to the U.S. attorney's office, a law enforcement source told the Times.

Emails and text messages published by TPM Wednesday show that top Christie aides and appointees may have ordered the lane closures as political retribution for Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich (D), who did not endorse Christie in 2013.