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Watch Anderson Cooper call “bullshit” on Blagojevich in fiery interview.

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper interviews former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Feb. 21, 2020. Screenshot/AC360 Sonia Sotomayor Just Accused the Supreme Court’s Conservatives of Bias Toward the Trump Administration The King Lear Era of Donald Trump’s Presidency Amy Klobuchar Embodies the Politics of No Why Do White House Staffers Put Up With …

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Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

CHICAGO — Rod R. Blagojevich, the former governor of Illinois, emerged from his brick bungalow on Chicago’s North Side into shivering cold air on Wednesday, coatless, tieless and remorseless. Mr. Blagojevich, who had been in a Colorado prison until a day earlier, denounced a broken justice system, spoke of his …

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Defiant Blagojevich heaps praise on Trump after commutation

Defiant Blagojevich heaps praise on Trump after commutation

In 2015, a federal appeals court overturned four of the original 18 counts on which Blagojevich was convicted, ruling that aspects of his handling of the Senate vacancy amounted to traditional political “logrolling” that wasn’t illegal. But it upheld the other counts and triggered a resentencing that affirmed his original …

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