Rahm Finishes As Soon As He Starts

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's time on the witness stand Wednesday morning amounted to just five minutes.

Emanuel testified after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. He said that no one ever conveyed a fundraising request to him for the northwest side school that Blagojevich allegedly promised a grant to then delayed in an attempt to force a fundraiser through then-congressman Emanuel's wealthy brother.

Emanuel also said no one requested that he fund a private foundation in exchange for appointing Valerie Jarrett.

The government had no questions for the Chicago mayor.


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