Christie Aide Claims Governor ‘Lied’ to Media in Bridge Case

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  • Text exchange included in filing by ex-ally charged in case
  • Aide said Christie ‘just flat out lied’ in his denials

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks about the so-called Bridgegate scandal during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014, in Trenton, New Jersey.

Photographer: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie “flat out lied” in a news conference when he said his senior staff and campaign manager weren’t involved in the George Washington Bridge scandal, an aide texted to a colleague at the time, according to court papers.

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