Breaking: Burris Promised Blagojevich Campaign a Check a Month Before Appointment

by Benjamin Domenech on 5:39 pm May 26, 2009

In a November conversation caught on an FBI wiretap, Roland Burris promised Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s brother that he’d write the governor a campaign check by mid-December, Burris’ lawyer said today. That was about a month before Rod Blagojevich appointed Burris to the U.S. Senate.

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