Illinois Rising Action Statement on the Democrats’ Selection of Rep. Welch as Speaker of the House

Illinois Rising Action Statement on the Democrats’ Selection of Rep. Welch as Speaker of the House

House Democrats decided that the failed status quo is acceptable by electing a top Madigan defender and apologist as the next Speaker of the House.

January 13, 2021

Today House Democrats decided that the failed status quo is acceptable by electing a top Madigan defender and apologist as the next Speaker of the House. Despite repeatedly touting their desire for “change,” rank-and-file Democrats abandoned that pledge with this vote. This week’s exercise just proved, once again, that Illinois Democrats have nothing but empty words and false promises for the people that they represent.

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