Rod Blagojevich gives first interview from Chicago home, says ‘conviction was wrong’

Rod Blagojevich gives first interview from Chicago home, says ‘conviction was wrong’


GOUDIE, WHO TWEETED THIS FROM THE PLANE THAT BROUGHT ROD BLAGOJEVICH HOME.>>GOD BLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP. I OWE THE PRESIDENT. THANK YOU. CHUCKLE IN THE LAST WORDS FROM ROD BLAGOJEVICH DURING AN INTERVIEW INSIDE HIS LIBRARY AT HIS HOME. BLUE GOING TO VET, — ROD BLAGOJEVICH NOW A SELF-PROFESSED TRUMPOCRAT.>>THE VERY SAME PEOPLE THAT DID IT TO ME, MANY OF THEM ARE TRYING TO DO IT TO PRESIDENT TRUMP. THEY TAKE THINGS THAT ARE REGULAR AND LEGAL AND NOW SAYING THEY ARE ILLEGAL. CHUCK: JUST AS MR. TRUMP SAID HIS NOTORIOUS UKRAINE PHONE CALL WAS PERFECT, SO SAYS ROD BLAGOJEVICH HIS ACTIONS WERE ABOVE BOARD AND THAT HE WAS A POLITICAL PRISONER FOR EIGHT YEARS.>>EVERYTHING I TALKED ABOUT DOING, EVERYTHING I DID WAS LEGAL AND ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE LINE. CHUCK: HIS RETURN TO CHICAGO TOUR AGAIN AT THE DENVER AIRPORT LAST NIGHT. A FULL FRONTAL CONDEMNATION OF THE FEDERAL PROSECUTORS AND JUSTICE SYSTEM THAT PUT HIM BEHIND BARS.>>I ALWAYS BELIEVE IN GOD. I ALWAYS BELIEVE IN PRAYER. I WILL SAY I AM CLOSER TO GOD BECAUSE I HAD TIME TO BE ALONE WITH HIM. CHUCK: ROD BLAGOJEVICH TELLING US COMMUTATION SEEMED IMMINENT IN NOVEMBER BUT WAS INTERRUPTED BY IMPEACHMENT. IT CAME ABOUT YESTERDAY AFTER PRESIDENTIAL ADVISOR AND TRUMP SON-IN-LAW JARED KUSHNER SPOKE WITH ABEL GOING OF REPRESENTATIVE. HE SAYS HE NEEDS A JOB, THAT FOUR DOLLARS AN HOUR WASHING PRISON DISHES DID NOT HELP FAMILY FINANCES. WHAT ROD BLAGOJEVICH DOES NEXT