The attorney for the former Gov. Chris Christie aide at the center of the "Bridgegate" scandal said the internal investigation's "venomous, gratuitous, and inappropriate sexist remarks" were unprofessional and inappropriate in the 360-page report released Thursday.
The $1 million report characterized Bridget Anne Kelly, who was fired earlier this year as Christie's deputy chief of staff, as nervous and emotional, and claimed her failed "personal relationship" with Bill Stepien may have played a role in the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
“Ms. Kelly is not a liar. She is a single mother of four children who
was deeply devoted and committed to her job at the Office of the
Governor," Critchley told the Ledger. "She worked tirelessly to pursue the goals of the Office during
"As I explained at yesterday’s press briefing, these facts are unquestionably relevant because they help 'explain a
lack of communication between the two of them during a critical period'
when Kelly gave the 'go-ahead' to David Wildstein, a Christie appointee at the Port Authority, [to do the ‘traffic study’]," Mastro is quoted as saying in the article.