On Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen released “High Hopes,” his 18th studio album. Springsteen also took to the stage on “Late Night” with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday to mock New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the wake of Christie’s BridgeGate Scandal:
Christie’s intial explanation, “that it was a move to punish a Democratic mayor who had refused to endorse Christie’s reelection bid,” is being met with a lot of skepticism as “two special legislative committees” begin investigations into the scandal on Thursday.
The panels will have subpoena power, which means that in the coming weeks and months, a parade of former and current Christie administration officials — as well as many of the governor’s closest political associates — will be called to testify.
Christie is struggling to distance himself from the scandal and regain his footing. Time will tell whether he succeeds under two weighty investigations into the actions of his staff in the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
NBC News reports that to date, a recent poll shows little effect of the scandal on opinion of Christie. Stay tuned…