Buono’s statement on GWB controversy

The following is a statement from former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Sen. Barbara Buono on the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy:

“Right now, we have no idea how far this scandal goes. The Governor has created a culture where cavalierly endangering citizens’ lives to exact political retribution is an acceptable form of governance. It’s beneath the dignity of his office and a breach of New Jerseyans’ trust,” Buono said.

“Everyone who had knowledge of the closing should be terminated immediately and the Department of Justice should conduct a thorough investigation to determine whether other towns in New Jersey suffered because the Governor wanted to get revenge,” she said.

"Sit down and shut up!"
—Gov. Chris Christie, to a Hurricane Sandy heckler