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Feds Lining Up Ex-Gov Blago’s Ex-Allies to Bury Him in Trial

Allies one day, enemies the next. That’s the lesson ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich is learning as the government lines up witnesses to try and bury him during trial.

By Jeff Coen
Tribune reporter

CHICAGO — Several onetime allies of for
Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich in better times

mer Gov. Rod Blagojevich have already lined up as government witnesses against him, and another close friend and confidant could be next.

Sources familiar with the case said Christopher Kelly has had preliminary discussions with prosecutors about possibly cooperating, but he has not yet agreed to do so.

As Kelly weighs his future, his lawyers asked a federal judge Tuesday to delay his sentencing until October. Kelly, 50, a wealthy roofing company owner, pleaded guilty in January to tax-fraud charges for concealing his use of corporate funds to cover gambling debts. U.S. District Judge Elaine Bucklo is considering the request.

Prosecutors have ratcheted up pressure on Kelly, hitting him with two additional charges since he pleaded guilty to the tax offenses. He was charged with taking part in a kickback scheme to rip off United and American Airlines at O’Hare International Airport.

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