(Bloomberg) The scandal surrounding whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about plans for traffic lane closures near the George Washington Bridge is "nonsense," Senator Ted Cruz said today.
The Texas Republican defended Christie, a fellow 2016 Republican presidential aspirant, and accused the news media of exaggerating the issue.
"I think the whole ‘bridgegate' thing is nonsense," Cruz said at a Politico breakfast in Washington. "I think it is an example of the media piling on. Apparently the most important story in the country is there was some traffic in New Jersey."
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