Christie Slams Bridgegate Reveal

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 29:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a press conference announcing new objectives to crack down on human and sex trafficking throughout the state of New Jersey, inspired in part by the upcoming Super Bowl, on January 29, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Christie Spoke along side New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman and Cindy McCain, wife of Arizona Senator John McCain. The Super Bowl will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, this Sunday, February 2, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    “Silence is golden” is a concept lost on Chris Christie. After a report in the New York Times on Friday in which a former Christie ally, David Wildstein, said the governor knew of the Bridgegate scandal closings, the New Jersey governor went on the attack. In an email to allies and reporters called “5 Things You Should Know About The Bombshell That's Not A Bombshell,” Christie blamed the Times for its “sloppy reporting” and Wildstein for his lack of evidence for his accusations. He attacked Wildstein's credibility, noting that he “has been publicly asking for immunity since the beginning” and is merely “looking for the Port Authority to pay his legal bills.”

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