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Newsmax TV 19 Feb 2020

Rod Blagojevich speaks out in first interview out of prison


Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich joins Newsmax TV's Chris Salcedo for his first national interview since being let out of prison after having his sentence commuted by President Donald Trump. Blagojevich comments on his ‘disappointment' in President Obama, his commendation and thankfulness to President Trump, gives his thoughts on the concluded Senate impeachment trial and beyond.

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President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others.
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks out after having his 14-year prison sentence commuted by Pres. Trump.
Rod 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. He returned home to Chicago early Wednesday. (Feb. 19)
While dabbing blood from a cut on his chin, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich spoke at a "Homecoming" press conference outside his Chicago home on Wednesday. Blagojevich was pardoned by President Trump after serving eight years in federal prison on corruption charges.

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