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Trump "strongly considering" commuting Blagojevich's prison sentence

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers before turning himself in to prison in Littleton, Colorado, to begin his 14-year prison sentence
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich before turning himself in to authorities in Littleton, Colorado, to begin his prison sentence in 2012. Photo: Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images

President Trump told reporters Wednesday he's "strongly considering" commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), the New York Times reports.

Details: "I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly," the president said of Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year prison sentence following a 2011 conviction on corruption charges, per the Wall Street Journal, which notes the Democrat appeared on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" reality show in 2010. "I think it’s enough, 7 years."

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