Rod Blagojevich launches @GovernorRod Twitter Account, to Tweet about Upcoming Corruption Trial

Please follow on Twitter for the latest updates. I am innocent and look forward to clearing my name.”

— @GovernorRod's First Tweet

Opening statements will be delivered Tuesday in former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial, and if you want to know what he thinks, well, check his tweets. His wife, Patti, is also on Twitter.

"Looking forward to opening statements because that will unlock the truth... stay tuned," Blagojevich sent out under his twitter name, GovernorRod, on Monday morning. A bit earlier he tweeted about an appearance he was making on a Chicago radio show. "i'm on with don and roma," he messaged, referring to WLS-AM radio hosts. As of Monday evening, he had 819 followers on his Twitter account.