Chicago Trib Asks Obama About Auchi, Rezko Ties


Pushes him in brief interview on alleged attendance at party for controversial Iraqi-born billionaire Nadhmi Auchi whom the indicted Chicago developer Rezko was trying to lure into an investment, but Obama demurs.

“I just don’t have a recollection of the event. As I said, I was in the middle of running a U.S. Senate race. So, you know, I was speaking all the time, probably six, seven, eight times a day.”

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