Feds After Christie on Sandy Funds

    FORT LEE, NJ - JANUARY 09: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the Borough Hall in Fort Lee to apologize to Mayor Mark Sokolich on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. According to reports Christie's Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly is accused of giving a signal to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge, allegedly as punishment for the Fort Lee, New Jersey mayor not endorsing the Governor during the election. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    Republican Governor Chris Christie, who is already mired in investigations into his staff causing traffic jams to punish a Democratic mayor, is now reportedly being investigated by federal officials for his use of Superstorm Sandy relief funds to produce tourism ads starring him and his family. The federal auditors are looking into the use of $25 million in funds used to produce the marketing campaign featuring Christie. There are also questions regarding the bidding process, as the winning bid which featured the Christie family cost $2 million more than the losing bid which did not have the governor in the ads

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