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Gov. Chris Christie, left, listens to a question in the Statehouse Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, in Trenton, N.J. Deputy Counsel Kevin O'Dowd, second right. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) Gov. Chris Christie, left, listens to a question in the Statehouse Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, in Trenton, N.J. Deputy Counsel Kevin O'Dowd, second right. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's chief of staff is scheduled to go before a New Jersey legislative committee investigating traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.

Kevin O'Dowd is due to testify Monday under oath.

The panel hopes to gain more information about who in the Republican governor's circle ordered traffic diverted near the bridge to create gridlock in the town of Fort Lee to punish its Democratic mayor.

O'Dowd told lawyers hired by Christie that he had no knowledge of the plot. O'Dowd said he learned in January - four months after the lanes were blocked for four days - that ex-staffer Bridget Kelly put the scheme in motion.

Christie, who is considering running for president, has denied advance knowledge of the scheme.

O'Dowd is Christie's nominee to be the state's next attorney general.

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