New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP

Governor Chris Christie fires aide in New Jersey bridge scandal as prosecutor launches probe

Potential presidential candidate Christie seeks to distance himself from traffic jam scandal by firing aide he says was responsible, as US attorney launches investigation

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Fort Lee on Thursday. Photo: AP
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