Bridge Gate

Does Christie Scandal Improve Centrist Rubio's 2016 Chances?

Allahpundit, Hot Air

If Rubio runs for president, where does he win? Assuming Rand Paul, Scott Walker, and either Huckabee or Santorum (or both?) are in the field, winning Iowa or NH will be difficult, even for the undisputed centrist Senator.

Fed. Prosecutors Subpoena Christie's Campaign, NJ GOP Comm.

Larry McShane, New York Daily News

US Attorney Paul Fishman (a Dem.) has asked both the Christie campaign and the Repub. committee to provide documents as the office investigates possible political retaliation by NJ's two-term governor.

Bridge Gate As Bad as Obama Scandals

Strident Conservative, Red State

Like Obama, Christie’s office engaged in political payback against his enemies. Like Obama, he claims that he wasn’t aware of things until he read it in the newspaper. If that's true, wouldn’t it mean that he’s responsible for creating an environment where this type of behavior would be tolerated, if not expected?

How Christie Lost His (Conservative) Way

Josh Kraushaaer, National Journal

Christie started out on a conservative track. But then he replaced his devotion to policy with a devotion to reelection. He developed a politically beneficial alliance with Obama. He began attacking conservatives, especially Tea Party R's who didn't like the level of fed. spending for storm relief. 

Is It Time To Drop Chris Christie From Our Presidential Poll?

With NJ Governor Chris Christie’s reputation now seriously damaged by “Bridge-Gate” we here at CHQ are wondering if his problems haven’t cleared a path for another of the Republican establishment’s perennial favorites: former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.

Feds Investigate Christie Over Misuse of Sandy Relief Funds

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Federal investigators have launched an inquiry into whether Gov. Chris Christie improperly used Superstorm Sandy relief funds to produce tourism ads that featured him and his family during his re-election campaign.

Chris Christie Scandal Shows the Danger of Big Government, No Matter Which Party is in Charge

Following the abuses of power by President Obama, Chris Christie's "Bridge-gate"  demonstrates why we need limited government. It’s why we need smaller government. It’s why we need all kinds of safeguards to keep government locked in its cage and tethered to its post  – and why the out-of-control government we have now in America (at all levels) is so dangerous.

TeaParty: Unlike Christie, Obama Hasn't Held Staff Accountable

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder and National Coordinator of the Tea Party Patriots, said her group was still waiting for Obama to hold any of his own top officials accountable as Chris Christie did on Thurs.

Paul Chides Christie Over Bridge Gate

Keith Laing, The Hill

Rand Paul said that he wonders “who did this to me” when he is stuck in traffic jams like the ones created by lane closures on the busiest bridge in the U.S. apparently ordered by NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

Yup, Chris Christie's A Bully

The most important contribution the “Bridge-Gate” scandal makes to the 2016 Republican presidential contest is not what Chris Christie knew and when he knew it. It is that “Bridge-Gate” confirms that Chris Christie surrounds himself with people who share the same kind of thinking that led to the extra-constitutional Obama Administration abuses in the IRS targeting of conservatives and other scandals.

Could BridgeGate Get Christie Impeached?

Todd Beamon, Newsmax

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could face impeachment over the spiraling Bridgegate scandal, Star-Ledger columnist Paul Mulshine said. Emails surfaced that show Christie's staff called for the lane closures that caused ambulance delays, as well as serious traffic jams --all because a mayor wouldn't endorse Christie.