New Jersey lawmakers want to know whether Gov. Chris Christie's (R) re-election campaign communicated with a former Port Authority official prior to his testimony in November in which he blamed George Washington Bridge lane closures on a "traffic study."
The campaign's attorney, Mark Sheridan, told TPM on Tuesday that the New Jersey legislative committee investigating the closure sent the campaign a subpoena this week demanding any material related to testimony former Port Authority official Bill Baroni gave at a hearing before the Assembly's transportation committee. Sheridan said the subpoena also demanded any communications between the campaign and the mayor at the center of the scandal.
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