CHICAGO—A new book about Rod Blagojevich says he believed convicted political fundraiser Tony Rezko secretly channeled cash to president Obama’s 2004 Senate campaign.
The author claims undercover tape recordings caught the former governor saying he heard Rezko gave Obama $25,000.
Federal authorities did not deem the claim credible.
The book is called, “Golden: How Rod Blagojevich Talked Himself out of the Governor’s Office and into Prison.”
It’s due out in September.