Burris' Donation Record

February 18, 2009

Roland Burris today said that he didn't give one single dollar to Blagojevich. Well, that's not exactly true as Mike Rhee found on the IL State Board of Elections site. Here's a screen shot: and here's the audio from his City Club of Chicago appearance denying giving money to Blagojevich: link That is what Burris said, but is it what he meant? It seems he meant to say he didn't give any money to Blagojevich AFTER he was interested in the Senate seat. Burris spent a good deal of his speech talking about how the media takes his words out of context. But as we can cleary hear above, it's difficult to take his words out of context when he doesn't provide much.
Categories