The jury found Baroni and Kelly guilty on all counts for their roles in the scandal, commonly known as 'Bridgegate.' They were charged, and ultimately convicted, for intentionally misapplying Port Authority resources, which is a crime under a New Jersey fraud statute.
WNYC reports that the two face sentences of up to 86 years in prison. Sentencing is set for February 21.
Wildstein, a high-ranking Port Authority official, pleaded guilty to orchestrating the scheme and was the prosecution's star witness.
In July, he pleaded guilty to knowingly and corruptly soliciting and accepting a thing of value - namely nonstop flights from United Airlines to his vacation home in SC. Multiple witnesses, including Kelly and Wildstein, testified that Christie knew about the closures. The Governor has repeatedly denied those accusations, and indeed has spent upwards of $11 million of taxpayer money in legal fees to date to bolster that denial.
Christie said after he was passed over as Trump's vice presidential pick that the bridge scandal likely factored into Trump's decision. The governor promised that in coming days he will "set the record straight in the coming days regarding the lies that were told by the media and in the courtroom".
"On January 9, 2014, I apologized to the people of New Jersey for the conduct exhibited by some members of my Administration who showed a lack of respect for the appropriate role of government and for the people we serve". Christie is a now a top Trump adviser and has campaigned for him.
A jury has reached a verdict in a case against two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in a plot to use traffic jams for political retaliation.
Christie was expected to campaign for Trump in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire this weekend. His sentencing hasn't yet been scheduled.
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A Democratic New Jersey lawmaker is calling for further investigation into Republican Gov. Chris Christie. On a scale from one to 10, where a 10 indicated an endorsement, they gave Sokolich a four. The governor also asked how their relationship was with Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich, the Democratic mayor prosecutors say the plot targeted.
Bridget Kelly's attorney, Michael Critchley, said Friday that he will appeal to the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. Baroni was questioned about ignoring messages from Mayor Sokolich after the lane closure, and said that he was instructed by co-conspirator David Wildstein to maintain "radio silence".
When Stepien left the office, in April 2013, to run Christie's reelection campaign, Kelly took over.
It was Kelly who was the author of a now-infamous email in which she wrote to [David] Wildstein "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee".
On the stand, Kelly explained that she was referring to what she thought was a traffic study and expressing satisfaction that it was going well.
According to testimony, Christie's office also used the Port Authority to punish or reward local politicians. Among the goodies the agency dispensed were pieces of steel from the original World Trade Center, destroyed on 9/11.
Montclair State University political science professor Brigid Callahan Harrison said Christie was damaged by "the narcissistic way" he was portrayed at the trial.