Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he's commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews that Blagojevich "served eight years in jail. It's a long time to go." Trump publicly hinted he would use his clemency powers for Blagojevich, a Democrat, in August. But he faced sharp blowback from some conservative members of Congress, including from Illinois, as well as from some White House advisers who said it wouldn't play well. Internally, the effort to pardon or commute Blagojevich's sentence was championed by Jared Kushner, who has led the administration's criminal justice reform efforts.

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Brilliant move...rubbing the Chicago Obama cult's nose in it. Couldn't have happened to a better sanctuary city.

#1 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2020-02-18 02:53 PM | Reply

Brilliant move...rubbing the Chicago Obama cult's nose in it.

#1 | Posted by gracieamazed

Rubbing a nose in what? Or will I be sorry I asked?

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2020-02-18 02:58 PM | Reply

What Blagojevich did deserves no pardon. The only reason Trump is giving on has to be self-serving. Blagojevich has dirt on Trump he is threatening to spill in a tell all book. I'm sure he needs the money to pay his lawyers since he didn't get it from his attempts to sell a Senate seat.

#3 | Posted by goatman at 2020-02-18 03:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Brilliant move...rubbing the Chicago Obama cult's nose in it. Couldn't have happened to a better sanctuary city.
#1 | POSTED BYGRACIEAMAZED

^
Hate Obama: Check
Hate Chicago: Check
Hate Illegals: Check

A Trifecta of the vile hatred that defines Trump supporters.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-02-18 03:13 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Just more proof of Fat Nixon fighting corruption and draining the swamp.

#5 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-02-18 03:50 PM | Reply

Blagojevich does not deserve a pardon and anyone trying to bale political hay out of this is simply a hack. The dude deserves to rot in prison.

#6 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2020-02-18 09:21 PM | Reply

Brilliant move...rubbing the Chicago Obama cult's nose in it. Couldn't have happened to a better sanctuary city.

#1 | POSTED BY GRACIEAMAZED AT 2020-02-18 02:53 PM | FLAG:

Why would you say that? That's a serious question. Rod Blagojevich deserves to rot in prison until he dies. It's not "brilliant" it's stupid and if a democrat had done this you's definitely had a different take on as well as I would have.

#7 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2020-02-18 09:28 PM | Reply

Thread is already up: drudge.com

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-02-18 09:59 PM | Reply

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