Blagojevich Trial Could Draw in Rahm Emanuel and Obama
by Jeff Davis
What goes together like beer and pretzels or Lindsay Lohan and rehab? Chicago and corruption, of course! Since the days of Bathhouse John Coughlin through the St. Valentine’s Day massacre and the 1968 Democrat presidential election,the Windy City has provided connoisseurs of crime and corruption with an unending feast of sleaze. Now we’ve got the Blago and Barry Scandal.
An article from TheHill.com reports: “Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Sunday that he would call a host of high-profile witnesses — including White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel — to testify if he is retried on corruption charges. Blagojevich, in a combative interview on ‘Fox News Sunday,’ said he was ready for a second trial on charges that he tried to sell President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat. Federal prosecutors have vowed to retry Blagojevich after a jury deadlocked on all but one of 24 criminal counts the government brought against the fiery Democrat.” (more…)