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Defiant Blagojevich heaps praise on Trump after commutation

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A defiant and fresh-out-of-prison Rod Blagojevich heaped praise on Wednesday upon President Donald Trump for his decision to commute the former Illinois governor's 14-year prison sentence for corruption.
“I'm returning home today from a long exile, a freed political prisoner,” Blagojevich said during a press conference outside his home in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood. The former governor expressed no remorse for the actions that landed him in federal prison for the last eight years and railed against a “broken and racist” criminal justice system.
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Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns to Chicago, thanks President Donald Trump for 'giving daughters their father back' after prison sentence commuted

Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns to Chicago, thanks President Donald Trump for 'giving daughters their father back' after prison sentence commuted

1 month ago   |   By ABC

After more than seven years, ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich is back home with his family after President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence Tuesday.
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‘I Didn't Do the Things They Said.' Rod Blagojevich Maintains His Innocence After Trump's Commutation

1 month ago   |   By Time

Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption.
Blagojevich landed at O'Hare airport hours after walking out of a Colorado prison where he served eight years, promising to work for judicial and criminal justice reform while maintaining his innocence.
“I didn't do the things they said I did and they lied on me,” Blagojevich, a one-time contestant on Trump's reality TV show “Celebrity Apprentice,” told WGN-TV as he...
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