Skip to comments.Sources: Emanuel not target of Illinois probe
Posted on 12/12/2008 2:25:16 PM PST by RatsDawg
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who have been briefed on the Illinois governor corruption investigation say Barack Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is not a target of the probe. Emanuel, a Chicago congressman who would have been a likely contact between the Obama transition office and Gov. Rod Blagojevich, has been a focus of media attention since Obama said Thursday he has asked for an internal review of contacts between his staff and Blagojevich.
Emanuel has been refusing to answer questions about whether he's the "president-elect adviser" referred to in the criminal complaint that accuses Blagojevich of putting Obama's Senate seat up for sale. The complaint does not say that Blagojevich ever spoke to the unidentified Obama adviser about the Senate seat.
The two people who said Emanuel is not a target of the probe spoke on a condition of anonymity because the investigation is still under way. One is a person close to Emanuel, who said he has been told by investigators that he's not a subject of their investigation.
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Target or SUBJECT??? If the Ballet Dancer was NOT a TARGET, he would be talking....he won’t even go to WORK!
“Obama the first Impeached Black President....”
Not with this congress.
Nedra Pickler, whatever. I would imagine that Fitzgerald has the last word in this and he is not talking...
Emanuel pleading fatherhood and death threats. Poor thing. He had no words of comfort for Ken Starr, who as far as I know never bribed anyone.
Bingo!....TALKING POINTS for tonight's news.
I heard it ‘spalined this way. A target means you are getting ready to be indicted, a person of interest means that are looking at making you a target.
Is it possible to have a re-call vote before the O is inaugurated?
We could only hope.
we don’t want impeached, Clinton was impeached. We want removed.
And we all know that "investigators" never lie. right?
Very doubtful O will be impeached. I have seen enough of him to determine he is not stupid. I am sure he insulated himself against that idiot Governor. He even kept him away from his victory celebration in Chicago.
Is that new clip from this evening’s news or yesterday?
Fitz opened this can of worms. He has a responsibility to expose ALL of the players, including Obama and/or his people. If he doesn’t, he’s as corrupt as they are.
So which is it that Rahmbo is not? A "subject"? Or a "target" ?
Sounds like somebody's trying to make a Clintonian distinction.
Hmm, could that somebody be the AP reporterette (the one with my favorite name, Miss Pickler)? or her "source" - who btw turns out to be a Rahm Emanuel partisan?
(No description given of Pickler's alleged second "source.")
Wrong. Blagos wife handled the shady land deal as Obama’s realtor. She knows the skeletons behind it. She will spill the beans even if Fitzgerald tries to cover for Obama. The Blagos will not go quietly to prison and let the others go free when they are as dirty as they are. Bank on it.
I sure hope you’re right. Good point about Blago’s wife knowing the details on the land deal. If Fitz won’t take this all the way, our best hope is that Blago, his wife and Rezko tell all.
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