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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with a supporter as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
(AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
AP News
February 19, 2020 - 12:10 pm
By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. Blagojevich landed at O’...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, John Rood, speaks during a news conference on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
WRVA News
February 19, 2020 - 11:47 am
Trump ousts top defense official who certified Ukraine aid
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020. file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
AP News
February 19, 2020 - 9:25 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases, an administration official told...
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President Donald Trump talks to the media before he boards Air Force One for a trip to Los Angeles to attend a campaign fundraiser, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 4:36 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and MICHAEL TARM Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: This updates with others granted pardons or clemency. EDITS: Trims. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks to the media outside his home in Chicago a day before reporting to prison after his conviction on corruption charges. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 1:53 pm
By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to commute the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared on Trump’s reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice." Blagojevich...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2015, file photo former owner of the San Francisco 49ers Edward DeBartolo, Jr., is interviewed before the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 12:57 pm
By AAMER MADHANI and KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game's history. DeBartolo Jr., who owned the San...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2019 file photo, Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, waits in line at the federal court in Washington.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 12:36 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing for Trump confidant Roger Trump on his conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress. The decision by Judge Amy Berman Jackson came after President Donald Trump tweeted in defense of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2019 file photo, Roger Stone arrives at Federal Court for the second day of jury selection for his federal trial, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 12:16 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before a court session regarding his longtime ally Roger Stone, President Donald Trump is tweeting that Stone's recent conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress “should be thrown out.” The barrage of Tuesday morning tweets comes...
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In this July 23, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti walks from a courthouse in New York, after facing charges. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
AP News
February 14, 2020 - 3:06 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press Eds: EDITS: Deletes redundant reference to high school athlete's mother. NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr, left, and President Donald Trump turn to leave after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP News
February 14, 2020 - 11:43 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday ignored his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far “...
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