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Governor Chris Christie sacks aide over 'bridgegate'

9 January 2014 Last updated at 23:22 GMT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said he was "embarrassed" by his staff over an alleged orchestrated traffic jam.

Mr Christie, who has fired an aide over the incident, said he knew nothing about the scandal and was misled by his staff.

The BBC's Mark Mardell reports.

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