(Blagojevich) alleged the Senate trial was "rigged, and it's fixed."Balgojevich perceives his situation to be akin to Nelson Mandela's, Martin Luther King's, and Mahatma Gandhi's.
With senators serving as Blagojevich's judge and jury, House representatives prosecuting the case, and the governor mounting no defense and likely not attending, the Senate trial is expected to conclude within days. A conviction, which would require at least 40 of the 59 senators, would result in the governor's immediate removal from office.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Disgraced Governor Rod Blagojevich said on NBC's "Today" show that he doubts whether he may get a single vote for acquittal. Notes the The Chicago Tribune reported:
Posted by Mike Meyer at 5:06 AM