Bridgegate analysis: Prosecution to use more witnesses to back up Wildstein’s story

The George Washington Bridge connects New York City

The George Washington Bridge connects New York City

ChristieTracker Podcast MarqueeWe’re only a third of the way through the Bridgegate trial.

Testimony from the prosecution’s star witness David Wildstein wrapped up last week. The former port authority official has implicated nearly everyone in Governor Christie’s orbit – including Christie and Governor Cuomo.

WNYC’s Matt Katz and Andrea Bernstein join us to detail the high emotions on display last week and to look forward to the testimonies of former Christie staffer, Bridget Anne Kelly and former Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority, Bill Baroni.

We’ll also consider what kind of Chris Christie will emerge after the trial wraps up and the 2016 election is history. Speaking with host David Furst, Matt says in New Jersey ‘he may very well go down as one of the most unpopular governors of all time.’ And in the next breath? He says he may run for president in 2020.

Plus: Listen to what Bridgegate and the musical Hamilton may have in common.

The Christie Tracker Podcast is a production of WNYC, an NPR-affiliate in New York City. 

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