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Summary: A summons issued for misconduct in office for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comes with a maximum ten year sentence in prison.

The Bridgegate scandal is not over for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. A criminal summons has been issued for his misconduct in office for the incident. A judge found probable cause for a complaint of official misconduct in the George Washington Bridge closure.

  
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Read Gibson Dunn Subpoenaed for Computer Data of the Investigation into Bridgegate.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will now take the case to determine if there will be an indictment. New Jersey official misconduct law states a public servant can receive up to ten years in prison for criminal acts committed while in their official capacity. Christie’s actions related to Bridgegate fit the criteria for a violation of New Jersey law.

See Law Firm Hired to Investigate Bridgegate Scandal Criticized by Judge.

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Evidence supports the fact that Christie was involved in the political payback scheme against those that had not endorsed him by closing lanes of George Washington Bridge during rush hour. Each count of criminal misconduct carries a possible ten year prison sentence so should Christie be charged with more than one count, he could be seeing a much larger prison sentence.

Christie has been a fierce defender and promoter of presidential candidate Donald Trump. Some speculate that he may be named the U.S. Attorney General if Trump is elected as president.



Do you think Christie will be charged for his misconduct? Tell us in the comments below.

To learn more about Bridgegate, read Report from Outside Law Firm Clears Governor Chris Christie in Bridge Scandal.

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