NHDP - NH Dems Statement on NHGOP Top Staffer Subpoenaed in Christie BridgeGate Probe

Concord - New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley released the following statement after it was revealed that the New Hampshire Republican Party's Executive Director Matt Mowers was supboenaed as part of the investigation into the political revenge scandal circling New  Jersey Governor Chris Christie.  News report put Mowers at the center of the scandal, having approached the Mayor of Fort Lee about an endorsement for Governor Christie's reelection campaign.

"The events surrounding the Christie administration closing lanes for political retribution are a troubling breach of the public's trust. Matt Mowers spent years working directly under now-disgraced aides of Chris Christie, and we are all left to wonder what dirty tricks they taught him and what plans he has to use them in New Hampshire.

"We hope Mr. Mowers and his former colleagues who have been subpoenaed cooperate fully with all investigations and fully assist investigators find out the truth about BridgeGate."