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As for you right now I don't know whether he's persona non grotto and others try to avoided the former democratic governor of -- state of Alabama Don Siegelman.
-- -- more than a week.
We'll be going to Dallas he can't -- the president.
-- -- reprieve them.
-- not a charge at the end -- dazzling are bribing officials with money that he never got.
And it's a long sordid story and it balls of Richards received from the great HealthSouth Corp.
that was then -- -- out of prison.
But in order to make a charge -- a bribery you have to music -- -- suitcase full body.
Far off the guy walk it off -- that the governor was found.
To -- neither cases sticking with them.
And the -- scores of attorneys general from around the country said you know we have -- have -- standard on what constitutes a political donated vs -- -- -- They said that it was unfair that the court really hadn't recognized that the governor that there was a standard.
And that aren't penalizing -- -- going after it was unfair nevertheless he is still looking at going back to jail.
For crime that you might not have committed above one of the point -- -- that hasn't even been adequately department so on that level alone.
It is complicated it's not on there governor very good to have you.
Thank -- deal I'm glad to be your you want to meet with the president you obviously want to sort of ardent.
Doesn't look good.
Well -- -- the delegates are here for reelection on here seeking -- freedom as you mentioned.
Less than a week I'd go to prison for something that's never been considered a crime in America.
That attorneys general law proposes even George will.
Pleaded with the US Supreme Court to take my case because of the the legal standard which you mentioned.
Which -- prosecutors are prosecutors unprecedented.
Latitude to pick and choose their targets had been sent people -- prison.
What worries me about the State's governor unites at about 4100 people up to speed as to whether when a political -- who becomes a -- you say you never took the bride business experts say.
-- -- -- -- -- Was never dedicate any favoritism out of state or anything that would benefit you already.
But it's a slippery and a loose definition of an it.
Well it is that it market is that they've got five myself to be the only person never sent to prison.
On bribery where there was -- self enrichment scheme where I was trying to raise money for an issue advocacy campaign to send kids to college from three.
The government never alleged that -- with a single -- in my pocket.
And then the board on which the CEO executive woods.
-- -- Was his twelve year I was the fourth governor to appoint this bad to the -- board neither he nor I benefited.
-- you know what worries -- more governor from this is the fact that you now.
-- a year of record donations to both campaigns anyone make a large donation.
-- -- today in gray area and really is the best fit the ides of the floods.
You can go to jail.
Any of these bottlers for President Obama who are here tonight.
And some of them hoping to be applauded as ambassadors.
-- themselves indicted prosecuted.
Convicted and imprisoned under the same standard that they're sending me to prison.
Even if there is no agreement to swap but have been contribution.
-- that investment.
She's judges had a gets -- -- -- legitimate right that.
But I don't what I asked about this judge then how do you define abroad as he obviously -- whatever you do it was a very Sadat to be for us.
Is that right we don't have a standard to be that normally to -- so I think in the congress member of that money in -- freezer.
That's yeah that's a -- that's pretty easy to track down check out the Cole -- fifty dollar bills.
There was nothing in -- none of that we -- so.
Well not only not only that -- there was the eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals said there was no evidence of an express agreement.
I was not convicted and I'm not going to prison under an express deal but an implicit deal and -- deal.
But under the theory is that the jury could even implied.
And live from the circumstances.
That there was a deal there.
That's why George will go.
With the Supreme Court.
That there's got to -- about this thing.
If you -- a definition get a definition.
Governor will watch closely.
It is weird it's a very weird because -- to sign my petition to the -- we'll watch very closely governor he.
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