December 19th, 2008
03:02 PM ET
12 years ago

HAPPENING NOW: Blagojevich speaks out

Watch Rod Blagojevich respond to his arrest on

Watch Rod Blagojevich respond to his arrest on

(CNN) - Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is making his first public statement since his arrest on corruption charges.

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Update: this event has concluded.

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soundoff (33 Responses)
  1. TRS

    The man is a snake...period! Innocent until proven guilty...spare us bud...

    December 19, 2008 04:43 pm at 4:43 pm |
  2. Joyce in Indiana

    Excuse me, Indy, but Blago is on tape complaining because Obama and his people wouldn't "pay to play". Get over your hate and actually learn the facts before you start spewing garbage.

    December 19, 2008 04:44 pm at 4:44 pm |
  3. Texas Teacher

    Good ole boy politics.... what can I say..... I mean seriously! His is just a symptom of the cancer that is such a big part of both parties. I'm glad to see these crimes come to light.... let us have transparency in politics and in business... .how refreshing! 🙂

    December 19, 2008 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  4. Irritated in Fl

    A firing squad would be too good for this guy. Any other country he would be gone already.

    December 19, 2008 05:28 pm at 5:28 pm |
  5. James Ibhahe

    Look guys, every one got something to say even Joe the Plumber did had something to say , even when all he said was trash so lets still allow Blagojevich say his trash, Politicians, they are all more holy than mother Teresa herself until they are caught in there criminal act.

    December 19, 2008 05:32 pm at 5:32 pm |
  6. Mike

    " I will fight until I take my last breath" I hope there is no pun intented in those words.

    December 19, 2008 05:32 pm at 5:32 pm |
  7. omer allan

    all liars get caught. So will Blago.

    December 19, 2008 06:10 pm at 6:10 pm |
  8. Lisa, MD

    That's crazy he needs to be impeach for real

    December 19, 2008 06:37 pm at 6:37 pm |
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