How Is Bridget Kelly Handling Latest Bridgegate News? - New York News

How Is Bridget Kelly Handling Latest Bridgegate News?

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Trenton, New Jersey (My9NJ) - Ever since Chris Christie was cleared of any wrong doing in regards to the Bridgegate scandal, the bulk of the attention and blame has fallen on Christie's former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly. "Time for some traffic trouble in Fort Lee" is now the eight infamous words found in her email that has put Kelly in the hot seat in terms of her credibility and responsibility throughout this prolonged scandal.

Fired without even getting the chance to speak the governor, Kelly's emotional standpoints have come into question. Jim McQueeny, host of television program “NJ Now”, got a chance to speak with Kelly's attorney about how she’s been feeling throughout this whole ordeal.

"You mention the words that have launched all of this, but it’s been the words she hasn’t said since then that have created such a unique situation here about her. No one's really, that I can see, asked anyone how’s she’s doing in this situation. I spoke to her council about that and she’s recovering the shock of what the governor has said and the awe of the media that came around her on this thing," McQueeny said.

McQueeny went on to discuss what her Attorney said about Kelly’s mood towards the situation as a whole.

"She was angry in the beginning, according to the council and I have not spoken directly to Bridget, though I know her pretty well. Our kids went to the same catholic school together. I think she’s in a place that the lawyer said is now of total focus and preparing for when the feds come and talk to her or how the rest of these issues materialize and who says what about her to defend herself," McQueeny said.

Whether your sympathy aligns with Bridget Kelly or Governor Christie, the nature of politics allows no sympathy towards those in the hot seat. This leaves Kelly in a difficult position for future questioning and public appearances moving forward.


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