NJ officials investigating ‘Trump train’ traffic jam

New Jersey authorities are investigating a traffic tie-up caused by a caravan of President Trump supporters — and the culprits will likely get ticketed if enough evidence surfaces, the head of the state police said Monday.

State Police Col. Patrick Callahan said investigators were reviewing videos to identify the vehicles that blocked the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway on Sunday.

“If we are able to get enough evidence…I would imagine that they would be issued motor vehicle summonses for obstructing traffic,” he said.

Callahan also defended the actions of the troopers who responded to the scene, saying that their “primary objective yesterday, when that occurred, was to get that traffic moving again.”

“I never want to second-guess troopers…but to start issuing citations and summonses out there probably would have hindered the troopers’ ability to get the parkway flowing north,” he added.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy called the stunt “silly, because I don’t know what that accomplished.”

Meanwhile, the San Marcos Police Department in Texas is assisting an FBI probe into a Friday incident in which a convoy of Trump supporters surrounded a Joe Biden campaign bus and a vehicle carrying staffers, TV station KXAN reported Monday.

Officials have said that two or more vehicles may have collided during the incident on I-35 between Austin and San Antonio, and further investigation is needed to determine who’s to blame, the station said.

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