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Chris Christie bridge documents show port authority feud over closures
Chris Christie bridge documents show port authority feud over closures

On the morning of the fourth day of closures that snarled traffic  leading to the George Washington bridge last September — the result of what New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said was political retribution by his staff — the executive director of the port authority that controls the bridge sent a scathing, early-morning email to top staff and board members. In an email stamped 7:44 a.m., Patrick  Foye slammed the closures and said he was calling for the lanes to be opened as soon as possible. Foye called the decision to close access roads in Fort Lee, N.J., “hasty and ill-advised” and said it “violated Federal Law and the laws of both States.”...

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