Governor Blagojevich Press Conference

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich talked to reporters and answered questions about his impeachment trial set to begin on Monday, January… read more

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich talked to reporters and answered questions about his impeachment trial set to begin on Monday, January 26, 2009, in the Illinois Senate. He spoke about several legal provisions in the State Constitution that he wished to invoke to defend himself in the Illinois Senate trial and objected to Senate rules baring him from calling several witnesses. In also remarked that Illinois senators were intent on “hanging” him without a fair trial, like a cowboy accused of stealing a horse. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Governor Blagojevich Press Conference

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Program ID:
283616-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2009

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  • Jan 23, 2009 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 9:43pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 2009 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 2009 | 5:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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