Patti Blagojevich 'Very Grateful' President Trump Considering Leniency For Her Husband; Bid To Free Rod Began Last Year On Fox News“Our President's comments on Air Force One last night make us very hopeful that our almost 11 year nightmare might soon be over. We are very grateful,” she wrote on Twitter.
President Trump, And His Company, Previously Donated $9,000 To Rod Blagojevich CampaignsPresident Trump also has personally donated $7,000 to Rod Blagojevich’s campaigns over the years before his conviction, and his hotel and casino organization donated another $2,000.
Trump Blasts 'The Comey Gang And All These Sleazebags' As He Again Floats Possible Leniency For BlagojevichHowever, Comey’s only tie to the Blagojevich case is a nebulous one.
Presidential Clemency Powers: How Do They Work? What's The Difference Between A Pardon And A Commutation?President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s considering commuting the sentence of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, which would mean an early release from his 14-year- prison sentence.
Rod Blagojevich Made Concerted Effort To Appeal To President Trump's Sympathy In Bid For Early Release From PrisonPresident Donald Trump says he doesn’t know former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich very well, but the imprisoned former governor and his wife clearly know how to appeal to his personal sensibilities.
Illinois Spending $20M To Encourage Complete Census CountIllinois is giving out $20 million in grants to community organizations and local governments to help ensure all residents are counted in the 2020 census.
Like Baltimore, Chicago's African Americans Have Been Trump TargetDonald Trump's attacks on an African American congressman's district in Baltimore mirror comments he allegedly made to his former personal attorney about Chicago. 
Kankakee County Democrats Take Down Meme Comparing Trump's MAGA Hats To KKK HoodsThe posts, which have since been removed from Twitter and Facebook, featured a picture of the "Make America Great Again" slogan imposed onto a red Ku Klux Klan mask, along with the words "What's the difference between a Klan hood and a MAGA hat? The Klan hood was made in America."
'Jihad Squad': Illinois Republican County Chairmen's Association Takes Down Meme After GOP Leaders Condemn Facebook PostTwo top Illinois GOP officials are condemning a meme recently posted to the Facebook page of the Illinois Republican County Chairmen's Association that depicted four minority congresswomen as being "THE JIHAD SQUAD."
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jesse Jackson Jr. Urge President Trump To Pardon Rod BlagojevichRev. Jesse Jackson and his son, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., have asked President Donald Trump to pardon disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Immigrants In Chicago Fear ICE Deportation Raids After President Trump's Deadline PassesWe don’t know where or when, but President Donald Trump says he plans to move forward with mass deportation roundups “fairly soon,” more than two weeks after postponing a wave of roundups of undocumented families.