Bridgegate Defense Calls for Mistrial

WNYC | November 3, 2016 | Politics
Reason for motion remains unclear since relevant documents are almost completely redacted

The defense requested a mistrial Thursday in the court case of two former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie allies.

WNYC’s Matt Katz was at the courtroom in Newark and said the reason for the defense’s request for a mistrial is a mystery. “Almost four pages are completely blacked out in the motion filed this morning in federal court.”

Jury deliberations had been expected to continue Thursday after being unexpectedly cut short Wednesday afternoon.

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