Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker ripped President Trump on Sunday for “modeling bad behavior” and blamed him for the spike in the state’s daily COVID-19 caseload and test positivity rate.
“The president has made it nearly impossible for states to open up any more than they are now,” the Democrat said during an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper. “This pandemic has been around now for seven to eight months. And without much help from the federal government, we’ve been fighting it off.”
According to Tapper, Illinois broke two records last week for the highest number of cases in a single day. Deaths in the state related