- Bill Baroni is a former port authority official whose testimony concluded Wednesday
- Baroni is part of the Bridgegate trial that has connections to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
Newark, New Jersey (CNN)A former New Jersey Port Authority official took the stand this week, refuting allegations that he continuously lied about his involvement in the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September 2013 as an act of political retribution for a mayor who declined to endorse Gov. Chris Christie's re-election.