Friday, January 23, 2009

Blago: Jim Doyle Is My Character Reference

Well, that would be the implication.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said this afternoon that he hoped to get a chance to tell his side of the story during next week's Illinois Senate impeachment trial.

But Blagojevich, a Democrat, suggested that Gov. Jim Doyle, among others, would be a good witness in his defense.

Blagojevich made the statement this afternoon during a news conference in advance of the impeachment trial scheduled for Monday in the Illinois Senate in Springfield.

The Illinois governor specifically mentioned Doyle and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Blagojevich said that he and the two governors worked together to ease the importation of prescription drugs from Canada to the Midwest.

Doyle is not for sale (cough...):

Lee Sensenbrenner, a Doyle spokesman, said: "Obviously, the governor has no connection to what's happening in Illinois. We don't have a reaction to his remarks."

No connection? Seems to me that Jim Doyle whiled away some time at the Bears/Packers game in Soldier Field last year. Who were those seat-mates again??


Anonymous said...

Lee Sensenbrenner- any relation to Jim?

Anonymous said...

Not quite the connection of Bush-Abramoff but seedy nonetheless.