He did add about Blagojevich’s process of considering a successor: “I had no contact with the governor or his office, and so I was not aware of what was happening.”
In Chicago, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said Tuesday that prosecutors were making “no allegations” that Obama was aware of any scheming.
Except, I guess, for that time when he did:
CHICAGO, ILL. — Now that Barack Obama will be moving to the White House, his seat in the U.S. Senate representing Illinois will have to be filled.
That’s one of Obama’s first priorities today.
He’s meeting with Governor Rod Blagojevich this afternoon in Chicago to discuss it.
Hat Tip Instapundit