(NEW YORK) -- Even while he watched Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday at MetLife Stadium, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could not escape the lane closures scandal that has been engulfing his office. Reports surfaced on Sunday that Christina Genovese Renna, a junior aide, resigned from the governor's office. In a statement provided by her attorney, Renna said she left her position on Jan. 31.
"This reflects a decision I have been considering since shortly after the election. I have spent almost four years working hard for a Governor I continue to respect and admire. The transition from term one to term two is a natural time to pursue an opportunity in the private sector,” she said.
Renna reported to Bridget Kelly, the former deputy chief of staff whom Christie fired for emailing "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee." The junior aide was among the 17 people subpoenaed by the state legislature last month.
The committee investigating the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge is expected to start receiving subpoenaed documents on Monday.
Meanwhile, in other Christie news, ABC News has confirmed that the Republican governor will be speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month.
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