The ex-governor gave me a few minutes of his time in an interview by phone from Los Angeles yesterday while on a whirlwind tour promoting his new book.
Rod Blagojevich told me he regrets "every day" his decision to ask his older brother to join on as his campaign fund chief last year. The move eventually led to a dark path for his brother, Rob, who lives in Nashville, Tenn., and, unlike his kid brother, has stayed out of politics his whole life. Robert Blagojevich now faces two wire fraud counts and plans to go to trial with the former governor.
Rod Blagojevich's comments came in response to a pair of stories the Sun-Times ran over the weekend, in which Rob Blagojevich and his wife, Julie, for the first time about the criminal case facing their family.
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Blago regrets "every day" involving brother in his affairs
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