Suprise, suprise. They looked and they didn’t do anything wrong. And, we’ll announce it Christmas Eve so it gets overlooked.
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From: “WSJ.com Editors”
Date: December 23, 2008 4:56:27 PM EST
Subject: WSJ NEWS ALERT: Obama, Staff Had No Improper Contact With Blagojevich, Report Finds
from The Wall Street Journal
Dec. 23, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama’s transition staff had no inappropriate communications with the office of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, according to a report released Tuesday.
The five-page report identified incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel as the only aide who had direct contact with Blagojevich, who is at the center of a corruption probe. Emanuel “had one or two” telephone conversations with the governor between Nov. 6 and Nov. 8 to discuss his own resignation from the U.S. House as well as potential nominees to fill the Illinois Senate seat being vacated by Obama, according to the report written by incoming White House Counsel Greg Craig.
Full PDF of the report: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/200812230-obamablagomemo.pdf
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