December 12th, 2008
05:02 PM ET
5 years ago

Blagojevich says he'll address constituents at 'appropriate time'

Blagojevich was arrested earlier this week.
Blagojevich was arrested earlier this week.

CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) – Embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Friday he will wait to speak to the Illinois people at the "appropriate time."

Asked whether he had anything to say to Illinoisans, the governor, who was leaving his attorney's office, told CNN, "I will at the appropriate time."

The governor also did not answer a question on whether he is going to resign, saying only, "I'll have a lot to say at the appropriate time."


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  1. Carla, MN

    When is the appropriate time–when he's in the BIG HOUSE. LOL

    He'd better not mess things up for Obama. His mother raised him right. Blagos' mom apparently didn't.

    December 12, 2008 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  2. jack

    This guy said that he "just wants to make money". After this scandal (and some Federal prison time) he'll be lucky to get a job a McDonalds cleaning the bathrooms.

    December 12, 2008 09:23 pm at 9:23 pm |
  3. Eloise from Lufkin TX

    I really believe the governor knows a lot and is getting ready to sing...enough to make people really lawyer up right now....interesting...

    December 12, 2008 09:27 pm at 9:27 pm |
  4. Jeff

    If you know anything about San Pedro, Calif, you will know why we so relish what has just happened!

    December 12, 2008 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  5. Glen Shouse Jr.

    I think i can say for most of Illinois, that the only thing we want to hear from Rod Blagojevich is......I RESIGN!!!!

    December 12, 2008 09:58 pm at 9:58 pm |
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