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RedState.com: “My Exclusive Interview With Self Described ‘Trumpicrat” Rod Blagojevich”

May 20th, 2020 by MarkTwain · No Comments

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tries to get into his house as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

St. Louis based Republican political consultant and radio personality Chris Arps interviewed former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich for RedState.com. In the interview, “Blago” discusses the similarities between his case and the cases of General Flynn and Roger Stone. He also talks about the pandemic and how he would have handled it as governor, plus, he talks about his eight years in a Colorado federal prison.

I had a chance last weekend to interview with my radio partner former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who, after his sentence commutation last February from President Trump, now labels himself a “Trumpicrat” instead of Democrat. The far-ranging interview covers what he considers his railroading by the Obama Justice Department; the similarities between his case and the cases of General Flynn and Roger Stone; the Coronavirus pandemic and how he would have handled it; and the eight years he spent in a Colorado federal prison. Blagojevich still insists he did not commit the crime of trying to sell former President Obama’s Senate seat after Obama was elected President of the United States. Read more…

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