Obama Wouldn’t Play Ball

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December 9, 2008 10:03 a.m.

If you look down on page 8 of the Blagojevich indictment complaint, it seems he wasn’t happy with Obama since he wasn’t willing to play ball.

In a conversation with Harris on November 11, the charges state, Blagojevich said he knew that the President-elect wanted Senate Candidate 1 for the open seat but “they’re not willing to give me anything except appreciation. [Expletive] them.”

“Harris” is John Harris, Blagojevich’s chief of staff, who was also arrested this morning.

We’re trying to confirm the identity of “Senate Candidate 1”. It appears to be Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett.

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