CHICAGO (WLS) -- The ABC 7 Chicago Weekend Watch shines a spotlight on government activity, and this week's segment focused on former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
After spending eight years in prison, Blagojevich is a free man. President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence Tuesday.
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John Chase from the Better Government Association joined ABC 7 Chicago to discuss Blagojevich's vow to reform the criminal justice system and other plans for his future.
Blagojevich maintains he was wrongfully convicted and has referred to himself as a "political prisoner" since his release. He has also praised Trump for the commutation.
For more articles from the BGA, visit bettergov.org.
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