Federal prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald has been appointed to prosecute Rod Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff John Harris. The FBI alleges Illinois governor Blagojevich used his position to try and auction off Barack Obama's vacant senate seat to the highest bidder.In a press conference Tuesday morning, Fitzgerald said Blagojevich's "conduct would make Lincoln roll over in his grave."Fitzgerald went on to quote sections in the FBI-released affidavit that describe Blagojevich's wire tapped...Read Full Story
Patrick J. Fitzgerald (born December 22, 1960) is an attorney who is currently serving as a federal prosecutor. He has been appointed to prosecute Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who has been indicted on corruption charges.