Another Corruption Scandal in New Jersey, United Airlines CEO Steps Down

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This doesn’t look good. Not that it will make much difference (nationally) at this point anyway.

(From The Atlantic)

The trouble began in earnest for United in February, when federal prosecutors were also investigating another New Jersey scandal: the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey and New York—or, as it’s more commonly known, Bridgegate. The feds issued subpoenas for the personal travel records of David Samson, a former chairman of the Port Authority who was appointed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in 2010. Investigators sought to determine whether United created flights in 2012 between Newark, New Jersey, and Columbia, South Carolina, to give Samson a direct route to his weekend home in South Carolina, which is 50 miles from the airport.

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