December 13, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner: “I’m not in charge”

At a hotel luncheon on December 4, Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois told event guests and the media that despite being governor of Illinois, he’s “not in charge” of the state. Instead, he said, House Speaker Mike Madigan has been calling all the shots.

While Rauner claims he’s not in charge, we beg to differ. He’s been the state’s chief executive for nearly three years and “in charge” of a lot of damage. Here are just a handful of examples. If Rauner wasn’t in charge of these, who was?

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