Martinez continues to support Christie, despite traffic jam scandal
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez listens along with New Jersey first lady Mary Pat Christie as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets supporters during a campaign stop in Hillside, N.J., on Nov. 4, 2013. Martinez says she continues to support Christie, despite his campaign staff’s involvement in a massive traffic jam. Associated Press file photo
Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014 10:00 pm
Updated: 11:07 am, Fri Jan 10, 2014.
Gov. Susana Martinez expressed confidence Thursday in a beleaguered Republican governor with whom she has been strongly associated: Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Christie, at a nationally televised news conference Thursday, announced he had fired one of his top aides who, emails indicate, was behind a move to purposely cause a massive traffic jam to punish a mayor who refused to support Christie’s re-election.
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Thursday, January 9, 2014 10:00 pm.
Updated: 11:07 am.