WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal and it's potential effect - or lack thereof - on his career Wednesday at the 2014 Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit.
"As far as the impact on my political future, I think it will have none, because I didn't do anything," Christie told reporters. "I don't think that hurt anybody's career, and it's not going to hurt mine."
I understand the circus that this becomes. You get 61 percent of the vote in a blue state in November, and then all of the sudden a couple of staff people do something they shouldn't have done. I fire them, and all the sudden this becomes the biggest story in the country for a couple of months, because I guess you guys weren't doing anything else down here, so this is what needed to be focused on, right?