newark - The governor of the US state of New Jersey, Trump consultant Chris Christie, has according to US media as a top politician fatal injury sustained by the conviction Friday of two former employees. The jury at a court in Newark said Christie's former aide Bridget Kelly and a port authority of New Jersey, Bill Baroni, guilty of, inter alia, fraud and conspiracy.
The case revolved around a deliberately caused traffic chaos on the bridge to Manhattan. It is also called the Bridge Gate scandal. The scandal torpedoed earlier plans Christie chance to be president.
The two defendants abused their position according to the jury to promote Christies campaign for governor in 2013 by illegal means. As they have in the municipality of Fort Lee created the huge day-long traffic jam. That was the mayor punish it because Christie is not supported as governor.
Christie insists he knew nothing of the evil plans of, among others, Kelly and Baroni. Christie have this weekend to campaign for presidential candidate Donald Trump.