Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Receives Clemency From White House
President Trump commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. In 2011, Blagojevich was sentenced on corruption charges over his attempt to sell the state’s Senate seat vacated by then-President Barack Obama.
In total, Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals on Tuesday.
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