December 16th, 2013
11:06 AM ET

Another Resignation Comes in Christie Administration Over Bridge Scandal

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday the resignation of New Jersey's top Port Authority official Bill Baroni, as controversy swirls regarding allegations that politics played a role in a traffic study that closed several access lanes to the George Washington Bridge–one of the busiest in the world–in September.

Christie said Baroni accepted responsibility for not following the right protocols in approving the traffic study, which was led by a political appointee of Christie, David Wildstein. The lane closures caused major traffic delays on the bridge, which runs from Fort Lee, New Jersey, to New York City, and is part of Interstate 95.

"New York Times" reporter Kate Zernike weighed in on the controversy on "New Day" Monday and said she doesn't think it's over.

"We're going to see continued hearings on this and look, it's just a great story for reporters, so I think we're gonna all keep it alive as long as we can."

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