The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “In a recent southern Illinois TV appearance, Rauner told WSIL-TV that he had made an overture to Ives.
Asked by a reporter “when specifically did you reach out to Ives,” Rauner replied: “Right after the election.”
The Ives camp said Rauner wasn’t being truthful.
“As usual, Gov. Rauner is not telling the truth. What he is saying happened did not happen,” Ives spokeswoman Kathleen Murphy said in email…”