Recording surfaces of Christie appointees feeling campaign pressure over grant money

     New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands in the Statehouse rotunda, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Trenton, N.J. (Mel Evans/AP Photo)

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands in the Statehouse rotunda, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Trenton, N.J. (Mel Evans/AP Photo)

    Politico New Jersey’s Matt Friedman joins NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller to discuss a newly surfaced recording of Christie staffers using government resources for political means two years before the Bridgegate controversy.

    Two years before staffers and appointees of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie used government resources for political means in closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge, a controversial recording points to political muscle being applied to steer state grant money to a preferred non-profit.

    Politico New Jersey’s Matt Friedman wrote about the issue and joined NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller to speak about his findings.

    Listen to their conversation below and click through to read Friedman’s article.

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