Speaker of the House Mike Madigan has always been public enemy number one for Republicans in Illinois. That hasn’t changed… but as four more people are indicated in connection to the ComEd bribery scheme the calls for him to resign are only growing louder. House GOP Leader Jim Durkin says as the state is in crisis Madigan needs to go.
Madigan hasn’t been charged with any wrong-doing in connection with the corruption investigation connected to ComEd. Democrat Governor JB Pritzker said on Thursday that if Madigan won’t stand before the press and the people of Illinois to answer questions about the situation, he is in then he needs to step down as Speaker of the House.