The newly appointed Chief of Staff of the incoming Obama administration isn't talking to reporters, but he may have been talking to THE GOV.
How long before Emanuel and other Obama staffer have to appear before a Grand Jury in the Gov. Blago affair??
UPDATE: Among those in Mr. Obama's inner circle, Mr. Emanuel had one of the closest relationships to Mr. Blagojevich, a Democrat. He had succeeded Mr. Blagojevich in 2002 to the House seat that covered Chicago's near north side. Read more...............
UPDATE II: President-elect Barack Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, is reportedly on 21 different taped conversations by the feds -- dealing with his boss' vacant Senate seat. And you wonder why he's not talking.
UPDATE III: 12-17-08
The president-elect’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, said today he won’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.
Emanuel appeared “beet-red,” according to an ABC News cameraman who was invited inside by Emanuel to use his bathroom this morning.
“I’m getting regular death threats. You’ve put my home address on national television. I’m pissed at the networks. You’ve intruded too much, ” Emanuel said, according to the cameraman.
TOUGHEN-UP CHICAGO BOY!
The next sound you hear is little Rham getting thrown under the bus.