Emanuel: I'm Getting Death Threats Over Blagojevich Scandal
ABC News: Emanuel: I'm Getting Death Threats Over Blagojevich Scandal
The president-elect's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, said today he wouldn't go to the Chicago presidential transition offices in order to avoid reporters trying to ask him whether he had contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich about the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama's election.
Chief of Staff Refuses to Go to Work Because of Media Stakeout
Emmanuel, the President-elect's chief of staff, said today he won't go to the Chicago Presidential transition offices in order to avoid reporters seeking to ask him whether he had contact with Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich about the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama's election. Collapse
A spokesman for Emanuel said he later showed up at the office, apparently able to sneak out of the house without being seen by reporters waiting to ask him questions.
Meanwhile, late today a spokesperson for Emanuel confirmed in an email that an Associated Press story saying that he is not a target of the investigation is "accurate." Questions remain, however, over his contacts with Blagojevich and his staff, and Emanuel has still not said whether or not he's been contacted by the FBI for questioning.
This sap needs to take the sand out of his mangina and go to work.
Couple things. What is he hiding? And why is he willing to show fear as opposed to being a man about this?
Something is getting real fishy about all this.