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April 24th, 2010
08:12 PM ET

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Rod Blagojevich, the governor fired by the Illinois legislature, wants President Obama to testify at his corruption trial.  He  claims President Obama could clear up conflicting statements about his vacated Senate seat.

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talked about this and other legal cases of interest with our legal experts.  Avery Friedman is a civil rights attorney and law professor in Cleveland, Ohio.  Richard Herman is a New York criminal defense attorney and law professor.

Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Fredricka Whitfield • Josh Levs
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  1. whoknows

    He seems cool, and I think none of us know the truth.

    April 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm |
  2. MarkS. Allen

    Anybody facing jail time has a right to call ANYONE that they think may have answers that may free them, despite the politics of who the potential witnesses may be. Is this a case where people who oppose the delicate nature of calling Obama as a possible witness would rather see the former Illinois Governor go to jail, even if Obama may be able to say the slightest thing that could possible free him?

    April 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm |
  3. Michael Armstrong Sr.

    Blogo needs to leave well enough alone and continue his job hunt .

    April 26, 2010 at 10:52 am |
  4. Linda Hotaling

    That dude couldn't tell the Truth if it slapped him up side the head!!!

    April 27, 2010 at 11:08 am |