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She was loyal to Chris Christie. Now she's going to jail for Bridgegate.

She was regarded as a dedicated political soldier, but never a rule breaker, and her involvement in the Bridgegate scandal shocked many in Trenton. For months, even though Christie portrayed her as a villainist, called her stupid and a liar, Kelly remained loyal to the governor. But after she was accused, her message was made in court, as her lawyers portrayed her as the scapegoat – a "human piñata" – for the Christie administration. She said that lane closings were pitched to her as a political issue, and that she spoke directly to Christie about it. Her testimony portrayed Mr Christie as a temperament, once throwing a water bottle on her in anger. While Christie was never called to testify, his presence brought Ms Kelly's trial, as witnesses put up the governor's bellico's political style and his frequent desire to settle points. The decision to block three courses for five days in September 2013 abstained from tremendous traffic congestion that caught commuters, emergency vehicles and school buses and, according to federal prosecutors, was supposed to punish the democratic mayor of Fort Lee for declining to approve Mr Christie for re-election. A federal survey of lane closings disappeared several tops associated with Christie, who repeatedly insisted that he did not know anything about the plot until months after it ended, despite the testimony on Ms. Kelly attempting to reveal that he was told about lane closings as they happened and was involved in trying to cover up the system. In addition…

She was regarded as a dedicated political soldier, but never a rule breaker, and her involvement in the Bridgegate scandal shocked many in Trenton. For months, even though Christie portrayed her as a villainist, called her stupid and a liar, Kelly remained loyal to the governor.

But after she was accused, her message was made in court, as her lawyers portrayed her as the scapegoat – a “human piñata” – for the Christie administration. She said that lane closings were pitched to her as a political issue, and that she spoke directly to Christie about it. Her testimony portrayed Mr Christie as a temperament, once throwing a water bottle on her in anger.

While Christie was never called to testify, his presence brought Ms Kelly’s trial, as witnesses put up the governor’s bellico’s political style and his frequent desire to settle points.

The decision to block three courses for five days in September 2013 abstained from tremendous traffic congestion that caught commuters, emergency vehicles and school buses and, according to federal prosecutors, was supposed to punish the democratic mayor of Fort Lee for declining to approve Mr Christie for re-election.

A federal survey of lane closings disappeared several tops associated with Christie, who repeatedly insisted that he did not know anything about the plot until months after it ended, despite the testimony on Ms. Kelly attempting to reveal that he was told about lane closings as they happened and was involved in trying to cover up the system.

In addition to Ms Kelly, Bill Baroni, who was a senior officer at the port authority, had also been guilty of violations of civil rights, conspiracy and wire fraud. The two had been sentenced to imprisonment in 2017, but partially won an appeal in 2018 when the appeals in the Third War Court condemned civil law convictions.

Mr. Baroni, who was initially sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for his role in the scandal, saw his term reduced to 18 months in February after the appeal. Kelly had originally been sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment, but appealed that period which led to Wednesday’s new trial hearing.

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