Obama aide talked with governor; no deal discussed…
…according to the Obama transition team.
WASHINGTON – An internal review prepared for Barack Obama found his incoming chief of staff had multiple conversations with the Illinois governor’s office, but said the talks did not involve any deal concerning whom the governor would appoint to replace Obama in the Senate.
The report was released Tuesday as a transition official disclosed that Obama and two of his top aides,and , have been interviewed in connection with the federal investigation into . The transition official, speaking on a condition of anonymity before the report’s public release, also confirmed that Emanuel had been captured on wiretaps taken as part of the investigation.