In a letter forwarded to hMAG by Lt. Governor Guadagno‘s counsel, William Maderer, it is clearly stated that Mayor Zimmer’s claims against the Christie administration will see “no further action” by the Department of Justice.
“…the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, together with the FBI, have investigated allegations that certain current and former officials of the State of New Jersey, including your client [Lt. Governor Guadagno], made statements to the effect that Hurricane Sandy relief funds for the City of Hoboken were dependent on the Mayor’s support for a private development project. Based on the evidence developed during the investigation
and our review of the applicable law, we have concluded that no further action is warranted in this matter. Accordingly, the investigation of those allegations has been closed.”
The letter is signed by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Assistant US Attorney Paul A. Murphy.
The Mayor stands by her allegations, and has expressed her displeasure with the decision.