State Week: Rauner *Really* Doesn't Want To Talk About Trump

Jul 22, 2016

Gov. Bruce Rauner may be done with the presidential campaign, but the presidential campaign isn’t done with Gov. Rauner.

He’s done all he can to change the subject from talking about Donald Trump, and the publication of a 2011 email in which he disparages half of Chicago public school teachers and principals granted his wish.

Meanwhile, back in Cleveland, are the Trump faithful at odd with Illinois’ Republican Party regulars? And in a long speech that paints a dark vision of America, Trump singles out violence in Chicago.

Brian Mackey hosts with regular panelist Amanda VinickyKent Redfield, a retired political scientist at the University of Illinois Springfield; and Mary Mitchell, columnist with the Chicago Sun-Times.