Rauner Not Honest About Contributions to Democrats

-By Doug Ibendahl

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner admits he’s made generous contributions to Democrats Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, Forrest Claypool and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell.

Putting aside that many Republican primary voters have a hard time getting beyond a Republican candidate helping those four – Rauner says “that’s it.” Or at least that’s what he recently told The News-Gazette.

“I’ve given to four Democrats: Emanuel, Daley, Ed Rendell because he was head of the DNC and he was willing to take on the teachers’ unions when he was in Philadelphia and I wanted a national guy who was a Democrat and would do battle, and the other one is Forrest Claypool, who was running against John Stroger for Cook County (Board chair). Stroger was not a good guy. Claypool is honest and unfortunately he’s a Democrat, but there’s no Republicans willing to run in Cook County,” Rauner said…

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