Chris Christie Begins Second Term as N.J. Governor

Christie's inauguration is clouded by abuse of power allegations tied to traffic and storm aid.
3:00 | 01/21/14

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New Jersey governor Chris Christie begins his second term today elected governor of the state of New Jersey the people of the state know that the only way forward. Is if we are all willing to take on what is politically unpopular. But Christie's second stint as governor is clouded by state and federal investigations into traffic tie ups at the George Washington Bridge ordered by his top staff. And now allegations that he tied federal super storm sandy EU approval of a politically connected real estate project in Hoboken. New Jersey's lieutenant governor -- Guardado also sworn in today is at the center of the latest scandal yesterday she denied the charges that she pressured the Hoboken mayor into approving the governor's pet project. I deny. Any suggestion. Made by mayor Zimmer. That there was ever. Any condition. Place. On the release a scene deep bonds and buying me. A denial the mayor Don Zimmer says she expected she's already met with the US attorney and says she's prepared to testify under oath and take a lie detector test. As she told CNN last night. She's had this to -- Can -- -- -- -- the potential presidential candidate has built his reputation on finding common ground with Democrats. But the latest poll numbers show his popularity waning. He really thought that he would be. The man of the moment celebrated across the country now is -- a kind of dynamics commodity and Scott Goldberg ABC news New York.

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