Report: Internal Bridgegate inquiry expected to clear Christie

An internal review into the George Washington Bridge lane closures that will clear Gov. Chris Christie of any wrongdoing is expected to be released in the coming days, according to a published report.

The New York Times is reporting the governor’s internal review of the so-called Bridgegate controversy by the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher indicate there’s no evidence Christie was involved in the plotting or directing of the lane closings, according to the report.

The review, which is reportedly expected to cost taxpayers at least $1 million in legal fees, is expected to provide a detailed narrative of the events, as well as motivations and communications of people involved with the September closures.

According to the newspaper, it will also address what and when Mr. Christie and his aides knew about the lane closings; analyze the structure, practices and culture of the Christie administration that contributed to the scandal; and issue pointed recommendations to prevent such conduct.

Report: Internal Bridgegate inquiry expected to clear Christie