Tag: bridgegate

BRIDGEGATE FINALE: Christie attends Baroni and Kelly’s big day before SCOTUS

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A long-awaited oral argument was heard on Tuesday morning in the Bridgegate appeals of Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni. The parties submitted legal briefs in fall 2019 and, today, the justices had an opportunity to Read More

BRIDGEGATE: Baroni, Kelly submit briefs to SCOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorneys for Bridgegate defendants Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni filed their briefs on Tuesday with the United States Supreme Court.  “Bridgegate is a case of bareknuckle New Jersey politics, not graft,” Baroni’s attorneys argued in their brief. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Bridget Kelly’s Bridgegate case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The highest court in the land will have its say on the Bridgegate scandal. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted the case (the legal jargon is “granted a petition for certiorari”) of Bridget Anne Kelly, the Read More

Bridgegate defendants Baroni, Kelly see their convictions (mostly) upheld

NEWARK, N.J. — An attempt by Bridgegate co-defendants Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly to escape jail time came up short on Tuesday when a U.S. federal appeals court upheld most of the pair’s convictions stemming from the infamous, politically-motivated 2013 lane Read More

BRIDGEGATE: Attorneys for Kelly, Baroni press clients’ cases in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni received 18 months and 2 years, respectively, for their roles in the infamous Bridgegate scandal that crippled then-Governor Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations. On Tuesday, the pair returned to federal court (this time Read More

Bridgegate mastermind explains why Guadagno really lost

ABERDEEN — Confessed “Bridgegate” mastermind David Wildstein downplayed the effect of the scandal on Kim Guadagno, the Republican who lost the race Tuesday to succeed Chris Christie as governor. “Bridgegate was part of the Christie fatigue,” Wildstein told NJ Advance Read More

Politically speaking? Christie’s worst mistake wasn’t Bridgegate. Not even close.

Hindsight is 20/20, Save Jerseyans. We all know that. Governor Chris Christie shared a little of his own on Wednesday’s edition of Morning Joe, confessing that the biggest mistake of his nearly-complete two terms in Trenton was “hiring the people who Read More