Darren Bailey declines to answer questions on Trump, Jan. 6 panel and censuring Adam Kinzinger

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Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Darren Bailey saw an endorsement from Donald Trump as key to winning the Republican nomination for governor, traveling to the former president’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach in April to make his case. Bailey got Trump’s support just days before the primary election. But on Tuesday, Bailey didn’t want to talk about Trump. When asked about his view of the legitimacy of the U.S. House select Jan. 6 committee looking into Trump’s role in fomenting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Bailey refused to answer. Asked if his reticence to speak about Trump was part of a ca…

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