A recent cavalcade of stories have reported on Trump’s mismanagement of Drug Policy – putting a 24 year-old whose only experience was working on Trump’s campaign in one of the most senior positions at the drug policy epidemic in the midst of a nation-wide opioid epidemic. Meanwhile, Gov. Rauner has been sitting on the sidelines of this crisis – and his silence speaks volumes.
In Illinois, opioid deaths have increased by 7.6% between 2015 and 2016.
American Bridge spokesperson Lizzy Price made the following statement:
“As Illinois faces an alarming opioid epidemic that is only getting worse, Gov. Rauner has failed to stand up to Donald Trump’s mismanagement of the opioid crisis. Will he continue to stick with Trump’s administration as more and more of his constituents are dying?”Read more after the jump.