This is going to be real short, and real sweet.
Don't feel the need to rec, it's just in the form of an update for all the Christiegate junkies here on the Great orange Satan...............
Rachel Maddow tweets over the thing...
NBC's Michael Isikoff reports from Trenton: "NJ Bridgegate committee votes to enforce subpoena... (1/3)— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) February 10, 2014
...for documents from former Christie Dep chief of staff Bridget Kelly, threatening to hold her in contempt if she does not comply. (2/3)— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) February 10, 2014
Committee also voting on similar consideration re former Christie campaign manager Bill Stepien. (3/3)— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) February 10, 2014
Talk your way out of that then.
The committee voted 8-0 with all four Republicans abstaining to reject the objections raised by the two, to set a new due date for documents and to authorize its special counsel, Reid Schar, to "take all necessary steps" to enforce the subpoenas.
Two people subpoenaed by the committee — Kelly, Christie's former deputy chief of staff whom he fired last month, and Stepien, his two-time campaign manager — have refused to provide records, citing the Fifth Amendment. Christie cut ties with Stepien, who managed both is guberntorial campaigns, after the emails revealed him mocking the mayor of Fort Lee.Couldn't resist adding this vid
3:08 PM PT: Thnk you kindly for the tips and recs. Batten down the hatches, it's going to be a bumpy ride.
It seems someone may be unhappy with the New York Times coverage of ongoing controversy surrounding Hurricane Sandy recovery funding in the City of Hoboken.
The attorney representing the governor in the bridgegate probe has filed an Open Public Record request seeking all correspondence between more than a dozen city officials and the New York Times relating to the governor, Hurricane Sandy assistance, the Rockefeller Group and development of the city's North End.