New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conducts a lengthy news conference Thursday about his administration's role in traffic tie-ups on the George Washington Bridge. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images It's All Politics A Newly Potholed Bridge Pops Up On Christie's Road To 2016 January 9, 2014 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has found the George Washington Bridge in his way on the road to a potential 2016 presidential run. Right now, it's still an open question whether he'll get over it.