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Former Top Chris Christie Ally Involved In Bridge Closing To Plead Guilty: Report

TRENTON, NJ -  JANUARY 9:  David Wildstein, former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority is sworn in
TRENTON, NJ - JANUARY 9: David Wildstein, former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority is sworn in to testify at a hearing held by the Assembly Transportation Committee January 9, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. The committee has subpoenaed David Wildstein former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority to testify about the agency's decision to temporarily close some access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee in September 2013. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

David Wildstein, a former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, is set to plead guilty on Thursday, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, suggesting he may be cooperating with prosecutors probing traffic jams he ordered near the George Washington Bridge.

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