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GOVERNOR CORZINE’S STATEMENT ON THE INDICTMENT OF ASSEMBLYMAN ANTHONY CHIAPPONE TRENTON – Governor Jon S. Corzine today issued the following statement on the New Jersey Attorney General’s indictment of Assemblyman Anthony Chiappone: “Assemblyman Chiappone’s indictment – the 201st corruption case filed by the New Jersey Attorney General’s office over the past four years – portrayed conduct that is simply intolerable and he should step aside immediately. As I have repeatedly said, it would be impossible for any individual serving under a cloud of uncertainty to govern effectively. I applaud Attorney General Milgram for her hard work and continued efforts as part of my administration’s zero tolerance policy towards corruption at every level of government. ###
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"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi- The Daily Beast
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