SPRINGFIELD - Questions about the controversial Democrat-controlled Illinois House Exec Committee wrongly reporting a unanimous vote to offer $100 million to Obama Presidential Library planners was the topic of an interview Tuesday afternoon on Ben Yount's Watchdog radio show.
State Rep. Ed Sullivan (R-Mundelein), who is the Republican spokesman for the committee, explained what happened and why the committee will vote again next week in Springfield. The problem blew up when House Speaker Mike Madigan's spokesman Steve Brown blamed the row on "Tea Party genes."
"This has taken an unfortunate, ugly turn because of Steve Brown," Sullivan said. "There are wants, and there are needs - we have schools without air conditioning, why not spend our money on that?"
Members of the House Executive Committee that will be voting next week include: