Emanuel: I’m Getting Death Threats Over Blagojevich

Obama’s Chief of Staff Refuses to Go to Work Because of Media Stakeout

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 seeking to ask him whether he had contact with Illinois Governor 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 Emmanuel 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.

A spokesman for Emanuel says he later showed up at the office, apparently able to sneak out of the house without being seen by reporters waiting to askhim questions.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/ConductUnbecoming/story?id=6449745&page=1

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  1. Blagojevich has been so successful at making himself and his office look ridiculous that about a million people are now able to remember and maybe even spell his crazy name — that’s sort of like an accomplishment, right?

  1. April 3rd, 2012
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