Thursday, June 05, 2008
Fitzgerald Ready to Chat
Oh, dear fortuna, let it be right before the November election...
[I]n the Rezko trial, two witnesses said that Rezko told them not to worry about the criminal investigation, because the Republicans—Rove and Kjellander—would get rid of Fitzgerald. Hastert would install a friendly federal puppy who wouldn’t bother the Combine, according to the testimony. “The federal
prosecutor will no longer be the same federal prosecutor,” testified Elie Maloof, a Rezko associate who is now a cooperating witness.
“If I owe a response [about the p[ush] to remove him from his job], I owe it to Congress, first,” Fitzgerald said when asked about all this after the verdict.