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Breaking news this is the lieutenant governor of the state of Illinois had been holding his -- all that news conference now let's listen in no matter -- Whatever man or woman the governor might choose to select.
That would that be the right thing for the people of Illinois the land of Lincoln.
In fact the governor himself said he would that make an appointment to the United States senate.
Well -- shadow was cast over him and indeed today impeachment proceedings are taking place in our State Capitol.
Regarding that -- whether the governor is fit to hold office.
I think the people of Illinois come to the conclusion.
That he is not fit to be governor and therefore he -- that fit to make any appointment the United States said it.
So the governor's action today this provocative reaction.
Is that insult to the people of Illinois.
He's contradicting himself.
Think the people of Illinois you're entitled to -- governor who is able to make an appointment the United States senate.
Without any kind of shadow over that governor.
I think the United States senate the majority of members there made it crystal clear that any appointment.
By governor Blagojevich -- that be accepted.
Our secretary of state Jesse White who is always served honorably.
Has made it crystal clear he will that process any paperwork.
Connected to an appointment the United States senate by Rod Blagojevich.
I think it's important to the people of Illinois.
That the people of our country to stand firm.
Against Rod Blagojevich.
His kind of politics is not the politics of the people of Illinois.
It's not the politics of the people of the United States of America we believe in clean government.
-- Rod Blagojevich has unclean hands -- he should not be able to make an appointment to any office whatsoever.
He should be impeached and convicted.
With speed by the Illinois senate and removed from office.
All right that's US governor Pat Quinn making his feelings very -- very clear the lieutenant governor of the state of Illinois.
Who is saying that Rod Blagojevich should not be appointing anybody.
To take the vacated senate seat of president elect Barack Obama.
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