Blagojevich Seeks Evidence Obama Reported Shakedown

Law360, New York (May 13, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- Rod Blagojevich on Thursday renewed his push for notes from an FBI interview of President Barack Obama conducted during the agency’s investigation of the former Illinois governor, this time seeking to find out whether the president reported Blagojevich's alleged shakedown attempt.

In a motion filed in federal court in Chicago, Blagojevich's attorneys said it was vital to know whether then-President-elect Obama actually reported to law enforcement authorities that Blagojevich was attempting to sell off the Illinois U.S. Senate seat vacated after the 2008 election. Blagojevich argued...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Blagojevich et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 30, 2008

Government Agencies

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