‘Disappointing’: Durkin, Pritzker critical of Trump commutation of Blagojevich sentence
President said Tuesday former Illinois governor 'seems like a very nice person'
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is shown here in this mug shot taken by the U.S. Marshals Service in Chicago after his arrest in December 2008.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, of Western Springs, talks to the media May 23, 2019, at the Capitol in Springfield. Durkin on Tuesday said he was disappointed in President Donald Trump's decision to commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Jerry Nowicki)