Category: Abuse of Power

David Samson avoids jail in United Airlines bribery scandal

NEWARK–Facing two years in prison for the shakedown of United Airlines in a scheme to get a more convenient direct flight to his South Carolina getaway home, former Port Authority chairman David Samson found a soft landing Monday. Following a Read More

Donald Trump blasts Obama for ‘wiretap’ of Trump Tower during campaign

President Trump on Saturday accused former President Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower during the campaign, saying he was targeted with “Nixon/Watergate” and “McCarthyism” tactics. The president’s tweets follow reports that the Obama administration asked the Foreign Intelligence Read More

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 Read More

Hillary Clinton contradicts FBI, says no classified info in emails

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton still insisted Sunday that she never sent classified material on her private account when she was secretary of state, contradicting claims by FBI Director James B. Comey. “I was communicating with over 300 people in Read More

BREAKING: FBI scolds Clinton for “reckless” handling of classified info

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog After reviewing 30,000 e-mails supplied back in 2014, Save Jerseyans, FBI Director James Comey announced Tuesday morning that his department had identified 110 emails had classified information, 8 chains contained top secret information, 36 had Read More

Monmouth County links in Hillary’s emails

Wikileaks released 1258 of Hillary Clinton’s emails yesterday. The website obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Request on February 29, 2016. There are several Monmouth County connections in the emails released. Congressman Chris Smith was mentioned in 87 Read More

Bridgegate judge deals setback to defendants but not without rebuking Christie’s lawyers

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Defendant Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly were dealt a legal setback on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, after a motion quash records requests filed by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, the law firm retained Read More