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>> It is more than a mere suspicion.>> A New Jersey judge on Thursday rolling that a citizen's criminal complaint against Governor Chris Christie over the bridge gates scandal can move forward. The citizen who filed the complaint, Bill Brandon, a democrat who accuses the republican governor of knowing about the plot to close lanes of the George Washington bridge in 2013 as an act of political pay back, and didn't stop it from happening.
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And yeah, Brennan's running for Governor of New Jersey. Reuter's reporter Joseph Acts covered the hearing.>> This is actually the second time that Judge McGeady has found probable cause for the criminal complaint. The ruling, essentially now, refers the complaint to prosecutors for them to determine whether there's enough evidence to actually bring criminal charges against the Governor.
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I knew nothings about it.>> But the prosecutors office just recently said it wont presume the case.>> Prosecutors in Bergen County have already announced that they have no intention of bringing charges against Christie. They don't think there is enough evidence to proceed with criminal charges against Christie.
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And so even though the judge found probable cause, it's unlikely that a prosecution will result. And it's unlikely that Christie will ever have to show up in court to answer to these charges.>> Brennan has called for an independent prosecutor to investigate the case saying Bergen County prosecutors have a conflict of interest because they answer to their bosses who serve at the pleasure of the governor