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Subpoenas served in New Jersey traffic jam scandal

‘TRAFFIC-GATE’:New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions and second term are under threat from a scandal he claims he knows nothing about

AP, TRENTON, New Jersey

Christie has denied any knowledge of the plot.

On Thursday, his administration announced it had hired a legal team to deal with investigations by state lawmakers, a US senator and federal prosecutors.

The legislative committee also hired outside counsel, Reid Schar, who helped convict former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich of corruption.

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