BREAKING: Chris Christie Just Got HORRIBLE News- LOOK Who’s Going To PRISON

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It looks like two of Gov. Chris Christie’s former aids will be spending some time in prison for their roles in what is described as a “political revenge plot” involving traffic jams at the country’s busiest bridge. The scandal played a part in the Republican’s presidential aspirations.

Bridget Kelly, 44, was sentenced to 18 months and Bill Baroni, 45, was sentenced to two years after they were convicted for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal known as “Bridge-Gate.”

In addition to prison time, the two must also serve 500 hours of community service.

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They were convicted of all the counts against them, including wire fraud, conspiracy and misusing the bridge for improper purposes. Their attorneys tried to get them probation but were unsuccessful.

U.S. Judge Susan Wigenton told Baroni he misled a legislative committee when he tried to pass the gridlock off as a legitimate traffic study and later misled the jury with the same contention, Fox News reports.

“It was completely intended to wreak havoc,” she said. “It only served a punitive purpose. You clearly knew, and know today, that it was not” legitimate.

Kelly, who sent the infamous “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, wiped her eyes with a tissue when she was sentenced after Baroni and apologized, saying she never intended to cause harm.

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“I accept responsibility for the tone of my emails and texts,” she said. “My emails and texts were disrespectful and I am absolutely embarrassed by them. They don’t reflect who I am.”

The government’s star witness, David Wildstein, testified that he and the co-defendants had sought to retaliate against the Democratic mayor of nearby Fort Lee for not endorsing Christie’s re-election. Fort Lee was plunged into gridlock for four days in September 2013. Text messages and emails produced at trial showed Mayor Mark Sokolich’s increasingly desperate pleas for help being ignored by Kelly and Baroni.

“I let a lot of people down who believed in me and relied on me. Most of all I let Mark Sokolich down. That was my choice and my responsibility. And I made the wrong choice,” Baroni told the judge.

“I was wrong and I am truly sorry, and I’ve waited three years to say that,” he said.

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Questions remain over when, and how much, Christie knew about the plan to realign access lanes from Fort Lee to the bridge’s upper level.

Stay tuned for more!

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