Executive Communication Experts offer insights on Gov. Christie’s bridge crisis New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie denied knowing about a scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge as political retribution. He’s being slammed for it. Crisis communicators weighed in. UPDATE By Matt WilsonJan. 9, 2014 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.