Blagojevich praises Trump from Chicago home after release

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich looks at blood from his chin during a news conference outside his home Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Chicago. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump commuted Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence for political corruption. Blagojevich joked that it was the first time in a long time he has shaved with a normal razor. Watching and smiling are his wife Patti, center, and daughter Annie. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump a day after the Republican president commuted his sentence for political corruption.

Blagojevich spoke Wednesday outside his Chicago home, praising Trump throughout his remarks.

A large sign hanging on a porch of the home outside home expressed gratitude to the Republican Trump. It read, “Thanks Mr. President.”

The former governor walked out of a federal prison in Colorado on Tuesday after serving eight years of a 14-year sentence for wide-ranging political corruption and just hours after Trump officially commuted his sentence.