Two billboards were launched yesterday outside Edward Hines VA Hospital highlighting the unethical practices and corruption of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The billboards were funded by VA Truth Tellers and VA Is Lying, groups comprised of veterans, current and former VA staff members and union leaders.
Under a Democrat-controlled state government between 2003 and 2015, the state's unfunded pension liability skyrocketed to more than $111 billion from about $43 billion. Through a series of monumentally bad decisions, the Democrats have imperiled the retirements of thousands of workers. They approved a $10 billion pension bond sale to prop up the funds in 2003, which added $21.9 billion to the state's long-term pension debt, according to a Tribune analysis.
The Illinois Republican Party has launched a video this morning, titled "Endorsement," to preface the 9 a.m. CT Benghazi Committee hearing today where Hillary Clinton will testify in front of members including Rep. Tammy Duckworth. In a whirlwind of recent contradictory moves, Rep. Duckworth reversed her call for transparency from Hillary Clinton on the Benghazi scandal and voted to disband the committee upon receiving Clinton's endorsement for her Senate run.
Did you catch Rep. Duckworth’s flip last week where she called for the termination of the Benghazi Select Committee not even 30 days after receiving Hillary Clinton's endorsement? The facts below speak for themselves...