Blagojevich lead prosecutor hired in Christie investigation

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The lead prosecutor in both federal trials of former Governor Rod Blagojevich will be investigating another Governor.

Reid Schar has been hired as special counsel by New Jersey lawmakers investigating the political scandal surrounding Governor Chris Christie’s administration.

The lawmakers are investigating a four-day traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge allegedly intended to punish the Mayor of Fort Lee who did not endorse Christie.

Christie says he was blindsided by the revelations.

Schar is now a partner in the Chicago law firm Jenner and Block.

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4 comments

  • Diane

    There will be more man-power, money and efforts spent on Bridge-gate than there has been in investigating what really happen at Benghazi.

    I can't say what Gov. Christie did or didn't know but no one has reportedly died from the lane closures. He should have followed this Administration's lead and claimed the traffic jams were caused by a digital billboard on the side of the road with an Anti-Kardashian theme.
    The media would have accepted that excuse and let it slide for 18 months without question.

  • Shaniqua

    wow, the left is not going to leave thi idiotic situation alone. thanks for the Blagojevich reference, WGN. you always seem to echo wht your leaders at MSNBC and NPR parrot.