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Blagojevich: I Do Things Right

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Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich isn’t saying if he’s worried about his future, now that a friend and former fundraiser may be cooperating with federal authorities.

Prosecutors earlier this week asked a federal judge to delay sentencing of political insider and Blagojevich fundraiser, Tony Rezko. That’s considered to be a sign Rezko is cooperating with a federal investigation of Blagojevich’s administration.

The governor spoke with reporters yesterday at a ribbon cutting on Chicago’s South Side. They repeatedly asked Blagojevich whether he intends to resign if he’s indicted.

REPORTER: Will you resign if you’re indicted?
BLAGOJEVICH: I’m not going to answer dumb questions like that. REPORTER: Are you worried about your future?
BLAGOJEVICH: Next Question.
REPORTER: Governor. are you worried about your future?

For his part, Blagojevich says he’s confident.

BLAGOJEVICH: I know what I do and I do things right and I can say sometimes people make mistakes, even friends of yours make mistakes.

Blagojevich says he hasn’t spoken to Rezko, but hasn’t turned his back on him.

District Judge Amy St. Eve hears a motion to postpone Rezko’s sentencing this morning.

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