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Scoop: Blagojevich lawyers want FBI interviews of President Obama, Rahm Emanuel

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Rod Blagojevich's defense lawyers said this weekend they're seeking all transcripts, notes and any other information regarding the FBI's Dec. 2008 interviews of then-President Elect Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, Valerie Jarrett and others.
Defense lawyers said they need the information early so they can prepare for June trial, which will center in part, on charges that Blagojevich attempted to sell Obama's vacant Senate seat to the highest bidder. (As governor, Blagojevich had the sole power to appoint Obama's replacement).
Emanuel was caught on wiretap discussing political moves with Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, including discussing Jarrett as an appointment possibility, the Sun-Times has previously reported.

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I thought the feds released all the tapes to Milorad's lawyers...Did they just cherry pick the ones with Rod on them? I don't think this will help the defense it will only pressure the fed's to bring charges against a few more people, which will leave us all wondering why they didn't bring charges in the first place. The feds will not admit to the deal they made with Barry back in December, I'm sure they were smart enough not to have any kind of record.
Like why didn't the feds' bring charges against Rod/Frawley/ Alasammare/Rezko ect. in the Companion Security deal??? Now Alsammarae is back in the news because he's running for a political position in Iraq after calling on insurgents to kill U.S. troops. My faith in Fitz and the feds is fading fast!!!

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