Bridgegate: Defense Rests and Jury Is Expected to Begin Deliberations Next Week reports, “After six weeks of testimony, dozens of witnesses and declarations of innocence from the two former Christie administration insiders now on trial, the defense in the Bridgegate scandal has rested. Summations are scheduled to begin on Thursday [i.e., today, October 27] and the jury is expected to begin their deliberations on Monday [October 31].”