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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Latest From Blago: Impeachment Is a "Sham"

Posted By on Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 2:41 PM

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Embattled Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich today called the impeachment trial against him a "sham."

According the the Associated Press, Blago made that statement -- and others -- before his morning jog in Chicago.

The impeachment trial is a sham. What the Senate and the House and Legislature is trying to do is to thwart the will of the people and remove a governor elected twice by the people without a fair hearing, without due process. 

Yesterday Blagojevich missed a deadline to provide the Illinois Senate a list of names of who he wanted to subpoena for his impeachment. The governor and his attorneys have threatened to boycott the trial, which would be a monumental disappointment for the gawking public.

Something tells me that Blago on the witness stand would make Col. Nathan R. Jessep (below) look as intimidating as Urkel



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