(Bloomberg) -- Some U.S. Supreme Court justices voiced skepticism about the convictions of two allies of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for their roles in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Hearing arguments in Washington, the high court questioned whether Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni committed criminal fraud under federal law, even if they lied about the reason they closed the lanes.

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