Rauner won’t comment on donations from Roy Moore supporter

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Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn’t said whether he will return a major donation from a Roy Moore supporter through he said Moore should pull out of the Alabama Senate race. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Bruce Rauner)

By RFD Radio

SPRINGFIELD – A major contributor to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign has been shown to be a financial supporter of the embattled Alabama Republican candidate for Senate Roy Moore.

Dick Uihlein gave Citizens for Rauner more than $2.5 million in contributions in the 2014 election cycle. The Democratic Governor’s Association is calling on Rauner to give back the money.

Rauner was asked directly about returning that money and he dodged the question.

“I agree with those who have called for Roy Moore to step aside and not run for Senate,” Rauner said. “I urge him to step aside and let another candidate emerge.”

Rauner was given a second chance to say what he was planning on doing with the contribution and he sidestepped the question again.


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