Wildstein Implicates Christie in Bridgegate Scheme. Newspaper Lists Seven Key Takeaways from Bridgegate Trial’s Opening Week.

The New York Times reports, “The admitted mastermind of the mysterious George Washington Bridge lane closings,” former PANYNJ official David Wildstein, “broke a three-year silence on Friday [September 23], testifying in federal court . . . that everything he did in his job was at the direction and for the benefit of Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey.” [Link deleted.]

NJ.com provides a day-by-day review of week one of the Bridgegate trial and a slide deck highlighting “7 things we learned,” the first being, “Christie was told, prosecutors say.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer focuses on David Wildstein, the “government’s principal witness” and his “many idiosyncrasies, which some at the Port Authority feared bordered on the malevolent.”