Post Tagged with: "Blagojevich trial"

June 30, 2010 15:01

SEIU official under oath indicates Obama lied

Thomas Balanoff, head of the SEIU Illinois Council, testified under oath at the Blago trial that President Obama called him to lobby for Valerie Jarrett to be named by Governor Blagojevich to replace Obama in the Senate. This directly contradicts the President’s repeated denials of any direct or indirect contact with Blago to influence the naming of his Senate replacement.

June 24, 2010 18:13

Obama knew of Blagojevich plot to sell senate seat

A top aide to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he believed Barack Obama knew of Blagojevich’s plot to win himself a presidential Cabinet post in exchange for appointing Valerie Jarrett to the U.S. Senate.