Bridgegate prosecutors focus on pattern of retaliation in Christie’s office

NEWARK –In January 2014, as controversy surrounding the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge was at its peak, Gov. Chris Christie distanced himself from his two-time campaign manager Bill Stepien after he said a document dump demonstrated his former confidante showed “callous indifference” for Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. In emails, Stepien wrote disparagingly about…

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