Skip to comments.Blagojevich won't go to D.C. for Obama inaugural
Posted on 01/15/2009 9:21:50 PM PST by BAW
Gov. Rod Blagojevich, worried he would be a "distraction" given the impeachment and criminal charges against him, won't be going to Washington for President-elect Barack Obama's inaugural festivities, a spokesman said today.
The governor was invited to several inaugural events, but won't make the trip, Blagojevich spokesman Lucio Guerrero said.
"He doesn't want to be a distraction from Obama, and unfortunately he thinks (his presence) would be," he said.
One invitation came from the Democratic Governor's Association before Blagojevich's Dec. 9 arrest, Guerrero said. As far as the governor's office knows, the offer hasn't been rescinded.
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I’d be willing to bet that Obama’s team TOLD BLago NOT to show up!
Why should a ‘Rat invitation to Blagojevich be rescinded? Peas in a pod.
Oh Darn...he had a poem all picked out too!!
A Maya Angelou ditty: “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’
That’s my excuse too - I don’t want to be a distraction.
“The governor *WAS INVITED* to several inaugural events, but won’t make the trip.”
What more can I emphasize here?