Yost missed the real question though. Chicago's CBS TV was picking it up even before the Blagojevich Federal Compliant,
Holder may face questions about a potential conflict of interest.Given our Guv's Pay-to-Play style, the real question is what did Holder have to do for a 300k deal with the Guv? It would had to have been more thant f***** apppreciation.
Four-and-a-half years ago, he held a news conference in Chicago at the Thompson Center. He had accepted a $300,000 assignment from Rod Blagojevich: Should a company whose chairman had been fined for violating gambling rules in Illinois be allowed to build a half-billion dollar casino in Rosemont?
In the end, it didn't happen. Holder got into a jurisdictional dispute with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and he did not get the free and total access to all the documents he wanted.