TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s chief political strategist spoke with former Port Authority executive David Wildstein on the telephone for more than an hour in December, according to call logs revealed during a legislative hearing investigating the administration over the lane closures.
Mike DuHaime spoke with Wildstein for 73 minutes on December 12, according to call logs. It was one of two phone conversations.
The other conversation lasted 12 minutes.
The phone calls were revealed during testimony from Christie’s chief of staff Kevin O’Dowd.
Wildstein received an email from former Christie staffer Bridget Anne Kelly in September indicating it was “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.” The email was sent just prior to the lane closures.
DuHaime largely escaped scrutiny as members of Christie’s administration have been hit with subpoenas in the months following the fallout from the lane closures.
However, the committee subpoenaed DuHaime in May.