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Mon Oct 31, 2016, 06:45 PM

Bridgegate attorney: Star witness is 'Bernie Madoff of N.J. politics'

NEWARK And now it's in the hands of jury.

After six weeks and 35 witnesses, the defense and prosecution in the Bridgegate trial finished summations Monday, handing the case over to seven women and five men who will determine the fate of two former Christie administration insiders charged in a bizarre scheme of Jersey-style political retribution.

In a dramatic final day, defense attorney Michael Critchley decried the government's chief witness as someone with "a sick mind" whom he dubbed as the "Bernie Madoff of New Jersey politics."

At the same time, prosecutors, in their rebuttal, told jurors the evidence showed that "when they thought no one else was watching," the two defendants engaged in a scheme to punish a mayor over his failure to support Gov. Chris Christie.

Read more: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2016/10/bridgegate_jury_hears_last_appeal_by_the_defense.html

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monmouth4 Oct 2016 #1

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Mon Oct 31, 2016, 07:05 PM

1. I hope the mayor has a huge smile on her face, I really do. Karma takes a while, but it does come..

Now to get the big fish..

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