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In this photograph taken Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J., David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attends the board of commissioners monthly meeting. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation of Samson as chairman of the Port Authority. Samson, a former New Jersey attorney general, was a Christie appointee who has not been accused of involvement in the lane closings in a scandal revolving the George Washington Bridge. Samson also was the subject of reports this year that found businesses he represented may have benefited from Port Authority actions. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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In this photograph taken Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J., David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attends the board of commissioners monthly meeting. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation of Samson as chairman of the Port Authority. Samson, a former New Jersey attorney general, was a Christie appointee who has not been accused of involvement in the lane closings in a scandal revolving the George Washington Bridge. Samson also was the subject of reports this year that found businesses he represented may have benefited from Port Authority actions. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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In this photograph taken Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J., David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attends the board of commissioners monthly meeting. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation of Samson as chairman of the Port Authority. Samson, a former New Jersey attorney general, was a Christie appointee who has not been accused of involvement in the lane closings in a scandal revolving the George Washington Bridge. Samson also was the subject of reports this year that found businesses he represented may have benefited from Port Authority actions. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, walks out out of the board of commissioners monthly meeting after excusing himself, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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People cram into the lobby of the headquarters of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey while they wait to enter the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, talks at the beginning of the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Samson excused himself from the meeting after his opening remarks. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, center left, pats commissioner Jeffrey Moerdler, center right, as he excuses himself from the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board of commissioners meet during its monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson, right, talks to commissioner Raymond Pocino before the start of the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Protesters were present during the session calling for Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Cassandra Dock, of Newark, N.J., talks during the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Dock called for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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David Samson, chairman of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, talks at the beginning of the public session of the board of commissioners monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. Samson excused himself from the meeting after his opening remarks. Protesters were present during the session calling for chairman David Samson to resign. Samson has been at the center of questions over potential conflicts of interest involving his law firm. The mayor of Hoboken has alleged she was pressured by people in Gov. Chris Christie's administration to approve a development project tied to Samson's firm. Published reports have raised questions over a $1-a-year lease given to New Jersey Transit, another agency Samson's firm has represented. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)