Defiant Christie Deflects Criticism Over Bridge Traffic Scandal

  • Christie: Port Authority probe no stain on his administration
  • Christie says `nothing has been proven yet' of allegations

New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie speaks at Chabad House at Rutgers University to express his opposition to President Obama's Iran deal on August 25, 2015 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, trailing among Republican candidates for president, defiantly rejected a suggestion that the scandal involving the Port Authority of New York had harmed his record, and said that his handling of the crisis showcased his skills as a decisive leader.

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