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Blagojevich Attorneys Say They Might Call Obama to the Stand

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Blagojevich Attorneys Say They Might Call Obama to the Stand

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Attorneys for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich say they’re not ruling out the possibility of calling President Barack Obama to the stand. Sam Adam Jr. is one of the attorneys representing Blagojevich in his corruption trial. He says the defense team will need an early look at prosecution interviews with Obama and others before deciding whether to subpoena the president.

ADAM: Should he or should his legal staff decide that they want to fight should a subpoena come out or should we ask for a deposition or something of that nature, it’s better to start now. Judge Zagel has given us a June 3 date, and I have repeatedly said if that’s what the judge wants, we’re going to do that if at all possible.

Adam says he doesn’t believe Obama will challenge any possible requests to take the stand. He also says it would be an “awesome” experience to question the president.

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