Connected to Chicago (02-23-2020) Special Guest- Christopher E.K. Pfannkuche

John Dempsey fills in for Bill Cameron this week, and welcomes to the show Christopher E.K. Pfannkuche. Pfannkuche is running for Cook County State’s Attorney. Pfannkuche gives us insight into new developments in the Jussie Smollet case, His thoughts on Kimm Foxx, and insight into the State’s Attorney’s office role.

In this week’s round table segment, John is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, and Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times. The Round Table opens up with news this week of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich receiving a Presidential pardon, which freed him from prison early this week…

This weeks Connected to Chicago segment is with Nick Gale. Nick gives us insight into Rod Blagojevich’s release from prison after having his prison sentence commuted by President Trump. Blagojevich was freed after serving eight years of a 14 year sentence.

We look back at how the journey began for Blagojevich and the renewed scrutiny surrounding wire taps that caught Blagojevich talking with current Gov. J.B. Pritzker.