The US attorney in New Jersey is set to open an inquiry into recent controversial bridge lane closures, which critics say were engineered by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's staff for political retribution, The New York Times reported.
The newspaper gave no further details.
Christie is a possible Republican contender for the 2016 White House race.
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