Star government witness David Wildstein, testifying Friday, portrayed the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, his former employer, as a fulfillment center for Christie's office to pluck political favors to use for attracting campaign endorsements from local New Jersey politicians.
By the time Wildstein devised the plan, Stepien had moved on from the governor's office and was working on Christie's re-election campaign. Wildstein has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with prosecutors.
Both defendants say Wildstein conceived and carried out the scheme. "I established in that call that this was something Miss Kelly wanted done".
Wildstein, at the beginning of his testimony, said he and Baroni often talked of the "one-constituent rule", referring to Christie as the only constituent they needed to serve.
Kevin Marino, the attorney for Bill Stepien (STEP'-eeh-enn), said Monday in a statement that his did nothing wrong and had not role in the plan or concealing a scheme to use traffic jams as political revenge.
Wildstein returns to the stand Tuesday.
Even though he was not charged in the case, Stepien has faced other consequences.
Stepien has re-emerged in state and national politics.
An impeachment trial could detract from the Trump campaign with less than two months until the election.
"If it was good for Christie then it was good for us", Wildstein said.
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Wildstein and Christie attended high school together, and Wildstein was hired by the Port Authority to a position created for him.
Christie is term-limited and New Jersey will elect his replacement in November of 2017, which could bring political factors into play.
The decision to invoke New Jersey's impeachment articles is up to Democratic Speaker Vincent Prieto.
Mowers, a former Christie campaign staffer who worked with Kelly in early 2013, testified last week that Kelly's office kept a spreadsheet noting what favors mayors had received and, on a scale from 1 to 10, their likelihood of endorsing Christie. Should Christie simply resign as governor in the wake of the scandal? But he said he told at least two people the true reason: Bill Stepien, Christie's manager for his 2013 re-election campaign, and William "Pat" Schuber, a Port Authority commissioner nominated by Christie in 2011. "She told me the reason was to send Mayor Sokolich a message". He told Wildtsein to "make sure Step knows", according to evidence. He realized the traffic could be used as a "leverage point" with Fort Lee's mayor in the future, he said.
The reaction from Christie's office was so important to Wildstein that he had a Google alert set up for Baroni's name so he would be alerted in real time when it appeared in news stories.
"We don't need Trenton and Aiken noticing this", Wildstein wrote.
"Ms. Kelly was the deputy chief of staff to the governor", he said.
Wildstein has pleaded guilty.
Wildstein explained his reasoning for sending Baroni the email and moving to have the mixup with Sokolich clarified. "All use of Port Authority resources had to be approved by the governor's office".
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Expected to testify Tuesday are Sokolich; Pat Foye, executive director of the Port Authority; and Fort Lee's chief of police. NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Democratic mayor who prosecutors say was targeted by two former allies of Republican Gov.
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