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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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