Thirty-four years after his resignation, RN continues to obsess Democrats. The day before his arrest, Blago responded to a report that investigators had been taping him:

“I should say if anybody wants to tape my conversations, go right ahead, feel free to do it. I appreciate anybody who wants to tape me openly and notoriously, and those who feel like they want to sneakily and wear taping devices, I would remind them that it kind of smells like Nixon and Watergate.”