The impeachment trial begins Monday, so the governor is not going to show up and will continue a media blitz that this process is a sham.
And Blago's attorney the known Ed Genson is resigning from Blago's criminal case
Hours after he portrayed himself as a victim of vengeful lawmakers, his lead attorney said Friday that he planned to resign from the impeached governor's criminal case.
"I have practiced law for 44 years. I never require a client to do what I say, but I do require clients to listen to what I say," Ed Genson told reporters. "I intend to withdraw as counsel in this case."