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BREAKING: President Trump to Commute Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's Sentence


Added 02-18-20 01:41:01pm EST - “Rod Blagojevich President Trump is expected to commute former Illinois Governor Rod "Blago" Blagojevich's sentence, according to the New York Times and ABC. President Trump previously floated the idea of commuting Blago's sentence,…” - Thegatewaypundit.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thegatewaypundit.com: “BREAKING: President Trump to Commute Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's Sentence”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“We’re looking at it,” he said. “I feel very badly. I think he was very harshly sentenced, but we’re looking at it very strongly. People feel very strongly about that. I floated it and I wanted to see where the Democrats stood, where the Republicans stood. People feel very strongly about Rod Blagojevich’s sentence. He’s been in there for seven and a half years. That’s a long time and what he did was terrible, but it’s a long time,” Trump previously said.

Blago’s wife has recently appeared on Fox News begging President Trump to pardon her husband after he has served more than 7 years of his 14 year sentence.

Recall, Blago was prosecuted and convicted for trying to sell Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat.

Barack Obama lied when he denied having any knowledge of Blagojevich’s efforts to sell his Senate seat after he won the presidential election in 2008.

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