January 9, 2014 11:25 am -

chris-christie-december-7_1Here are the key points from NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s Thursday news conference regarding Wednesday’s “Bridgegate” internal communication revelations made prior to the Q&A:

  • The governor apologized to the people of Fort Lee and the state of New Jersey;
  • The governor is going to Fort Lee today to offer an apology to the town;
  • The governor fired deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly;
  • The governor has ordered Bill Stepian to withdraw his name from consideration as chairman of the New Jersey republican Party and to withdraw his consultancy from the Republican Governors’ Association;
  • • The governor repeatedly characterized the behavior behind the e-mails as “unacceptable”;
  • The governor claims he “had no involvement… in the planning and execution” of the George Washington Bridge closing and blasted the “stupidity” of those behind the closings.
D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.