Rod Blagojevich

The former Illinois governor said he was a political prisoner and demanded that Cooper help him reform the criminal justice system. The CNN host shut him down.
President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of the disgraced former governor of Illinois who tried to sell a U.S. Senate seat.
Neal Katyal, a former Justice Department official, issued a warning to President Donald Trump after he doled out pardons and commuted sentences for friends and allies.
President Donald Trump spoke to reporters to explain a wave of commutations and pardons for convicted fraudsters, amongst others.
Blagojevich, who tried to sell Obama's vacated Senate seat, worked with Trump on "The Celebrity Apprentice" in 2010.
The Illinois governor appeared on Celebrity Apprentice in 2010 before he was sent to prison.
Seven congressmen warned that freeing the former governor could encourage public corruption.
Blagojevich began serving a 14-year prison sentence in 2012.
(T)he 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ... noted that the evidence against Blagojevich was "overwhelming" and
Prosecutors will either dismiss or retry disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on five of eighteen counts stemming from his corruption trial. Blagojevich will remain in Bureau of Prison custody while serving his 14-year prison term, while his attorneys petition the Seventh Circuit for en banc.