Sign in to comment!



Christie: No thoughts of quitting in amid traffic-blocking scandal

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he never considered resigning because aides shut down traffic leading to the George Washington Bridge.

Christie tells ABC News, "I'm not a quitter."

He says he won't decide for another year whether to run for president in 2016, but says the scandal overshadowing his administration won't influence his decision and will make him a better leader.

Christie's appearance Thursday comes the day a lawyer he hired released a taxpayer-funded report clearing him of involvement in the political payback plot.

A federal criminal investigation and state legislative probe are continuing.

It's the first major scandal to hit the Republican governor.

Christie hasn't held a press conference since early January, when he had to rescind a claim that no staffers were involved in the lane closings.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.84% dw 3.85%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 2.87% dw 2.92%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.14% dw 4.22%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.05% up 3.02%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.57% dw 3.58%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.44% up 4.43%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.04% up 3.90%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.55% dw 4.57%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.16% dw 4.17%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.16% dw 4.17%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 3.09% dw 3.10%  
36 M Used Graph 3.31% dw 3.32%  
48 M New Graph 3.16% dw 3.18%  
48 M Used Graph 2.85% dw 2.88%  
60 M New Graph 3.10% dw 3.11%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.37% up 0.36%  
1 yr Graph 0.61% -- 0.61%  
5 yr Graph 1.46% up 1.45%