By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog
Governor Chris Christie issued a strong statement a short time ago, Save Jerseyans, stating that he was “misled” by a member of his staff regarding the front office’s involvement in Fort Lee lane closures:
“What I’ve seen today for the first time is unacceptable. I am outraged and deeply saddened to learn that not only was I misled by a member of my staff, but this completely inappropriate and unsanctioned conduct was made without my knowledge. One thing is clear: this type of behavior is unacceptable and I will not tolerate it because the people of New Jersey deserve better. This behavior is not representative of me or my Administration in any way, and people will be held responsible for their actions.”
What’s still unclear: who is losing their job?
Click here for background and copies of the released emails for background. The rest of his statement speaks for itself; we’re going to hear (and discuss) plenty more in the coming days. For now, the Governor is huddled with his team considering a number of factors including potential staff changes and, naturally, their approach to tomorrow’s (?) press conference…