Governor Christie’s ex-aides found guilty of fraud, conspiracy over ‘Bridgegate’

Governor Christie’s ex-aides found guilty of fraud, conspiracy over ‘Bridgegate’

Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were convicted on Friday for their roles in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal, following a six-week trial that served to further tarnish the Republican’s damaged reputation. Bridget Kelly, the governor’s former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority […]

Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Republican Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time on Friday that President Barack Obama was born in the United States, reversing himself on a controversy that he helped launch but that has become a distraction to his White House bid. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period,” Trump, who has questioned Obama’s […]