‘Vote Early, VOTE OFTEN!’ Illinois Dem Urges Supporters to Commit Voter Fraud [WATCH]

America is dealing with far too many problems at the moment to add more.

For example, encouraging voter fraud is something that should be happening in banana republics – not in the United States.

That didn’t stop a Democrat leader in Illinois from urging fellow liberals to “Vote early, vote often. Whatever you can get away with!”

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Whoa.

WATCH:

The announcer’s words: “J. B. Pritzker, he’s going to win. He’s going to win big. But he won’t win if we don’t get out and vote. We need the early vote. Like I say, we can play East St. Louis, vote early, vote often. Whatever you can get away with. I shouldn’t say that, but I really don’t care.

More on J.B. Pritzker, who was wiretapped discussing black politicians, via Fox 32 Chicago:

Newly released FBI wiretaps captured Democratic Illinois governor candidate J.B. Pritzker making racially insensitive comments during a call with then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including saying a popular lawmaker was the “least offensive” African-American to appoint to a Senate seat.

The Chicago Tribune late Monday published the previously unreleased recording from a decade-old investigation of Blagojevich, a Democrat now imprisoned for convictions that included trying to trade an appointment to Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat for campaign cash.

Pritzker, a billionaire businessman who’s considered the front runner in the March 20 primary, apologized on Tuesday during a news conference at a southern-style cafeteria on Chicago’s West Side where he was joined by African-American supporters.

Continued:

“I regret the conversations in many ways, the words that I used, and the things that I didn’t say on that call that I would have preferred to have said… I can do better and I have,” Pritzker said. “I clearly made a mistake that day and I clearly wasn’t my best self.”

On the recording, Pritzker suggests Blagojevich appoint Secretary of State Jesse White rather than other African- Americans, including Jesse Jackson Jr. or Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. He says doing so “covers you on the African-American thing.”

“Of all the African-Americans that I can think that are sort of like qualified … and people will say ‘Oh – that’s, you know that’s, that’s a pretty good pick,’ the one that’s least offensive and maybe gets you the most because it gets you that secretary of state appointment is Jesse White.”

WATCH:

It was reported in 2017 that Pritzker, a billionaire and heir to the Hyatt Hotel empire, once pleaded guilty to writing a “worthless check,” which is a misdemeanor.

Court records obtained by POLITICO show that Pritzker, who is exploring a run for Illinois governor, pleaded guilty in 1986 to a misdemeanor count of writing a bad check.

The check was written in June of 1986 for the amount of $60.46.

Continued:

Two years later, he was charged with writing a bad check for an even smaller figure: $17.72, records show. The charge involving the second check, written to Big Star, a grocery story chain at the time, was dismissed. The second charge came in 1988, but records show the check was written in July of 1985.

In a statement to POLITICO, Pritzker, through a spokesperson, accused a potential gubernatorial opponent of planting a story about “two checks totaling $78 dollars that were accidentally written 30 years ago while JB was in college.”

Illinois deserves better.

John S.
God, family, country, politics, baseball.

 

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