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DOJ Joins Lawsuit Challenging
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Posted By: Ida Lou Pino, 5/23/2020 3:23:37 PM

Yesterday the U.S. Dept of Justice filed a statement of interest supporting the position of a lawsuit filed by Illinois state representative Darren Bailey challenging actions of Governor J.B. Pritzker in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Even during times of crisis, executive actions undertaken in the name of public safety, must be lawful..." In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor of Illinois has, over the past two months, sought to rely on authority under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act to impose sweeping limitations on nearly all aspects of life for citizens of Illinois, significantly impairing in some instances their ability to maintain their economic livelihoods.

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The lawsuit will never make it to court - - because Pritzker ate it.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: msjena 5/23/2020 3:37:50 PM (No. 419940)
The case was brought in state court in southern Illinois. The judge's remarks and previous ruling made it almost certain that he was going to rule that Pritzker had exceeded his authority. The hearing was Friday. On Thursday the Illinois AG removed the case to Federal court even though the case only involves state law issues. It was a blatant delay tactic. But the bad news for them is that if, by some unlikely chance, the case is allowed to proceed in Federal court, the DOJ will intervene.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 5/23/2020 3:43:09 PM (No. 419944)
Commie Dictator is going to lose....one way or another.
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