Chris Christie http://nhpr.org en N.H. GOP Director Testifies In 'Bridgegate' Scandal http://nhpr.org/post/nh-gop-director-testifies-bridgegate-scandal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Executive Director of the New Hampshire Republican Party answered questions in New Jersey on Tuesday regarding his role in the George Washington Bridge scandal involving Governor Chris Christie.</p><p>Matt Mowers testified before a special committee investigating whether lane closures on the bridge last September were an act of political retribution after the mayor of Fort Lee Mark&nbsp;Sokolich, a Democrat, declined to endorse Christie.</p><p>Mowers was a Christie campaign staffer at the time. He denies any involvement.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:55:41 +0000 Todd Bookman 48836 at http://nhpr.org N.H. GOP Director Testifies In 'Bridgegate' Scandal N.H. GOP Director Subpoenaed In Chris Christie Bridge Scandal http://nhpr.org/post/nh-gop-director-subpoenaed-chris-christie-bridge-scandal <p>Matt Mowers, the executive director of the New Hampshire Republican Party, is one of 17 people being subpoenaed tonight by a panel of the New Jersey state Assembly.</p><p>The latest development in the controversy surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie comes a week after revelations that political associates of Christie, a possible presidential contender in 2016, may have ordered the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge last September as an act of political retribution.</p><p>Mowers has worked as the New Hampshire GOP’s top staffer since November.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 03:28:32 +0000 Josh Rogers 42002 at http://nhpr.org N.H. GOP Director Subpoenaed In Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Christie Joins Lamontagne In Exeter; Women Rally With Hassan In Concord http://nhpr.org/post/christie-joins-lamontagne-exeter-women-rally-hassan-concord <p>Chris Christie joined Ovide Lamontagne and former N.H. governors John Sununu, Steve Merrill and Craig Benson for a rally last night in Maggie Hassan’s home town of Exeter. All urged the audience to work hard in the final 13 days of the election. Chris Christie argued that democrats' only weapon against Lamontange&nbsp;is fear.</p><p>'So what they are going to try to do is scare you about Ovide. They are going to try to tell you you can’t trust him to be governor. You’ve seen all the dopey ads she’s running that doin have anything to do with NH's future."</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:01:13 +0000 Josh Rogers 15470 at http://nhpr.org