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President Donald Trump raised eyebrows this week when he commuted the sentences of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, resulting in his release from prison.

Blagojevich infamously attempted to sell the vacant Senate seat left open by the election of President Barack Obama to President of the United States. Recorded calls showed Blagojevich saying he wouldn't give the seat away "for nothing."

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Despite years of promises to "drain the swamp" during his campaign, President Donald Trump's three years in office have only seen the "swamp" of Washington grow in murkiness and depth.

Such was the case on Tuesday, when Trump used his executive power to free a rogues' gallery of corrupt politicians and businesspeople, including former Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich.

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