Pritzker, Bailey accuse each other of lies in debate
The candidates for Illinois governor used an hourlong debate to find different ways to call each other “liar” with Election Day fewer than five weeks away. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker
Pritzker and Bailey accuse each other of lying throughout Illinois governor debate
Both Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Darren Bailey, traded heated exchanges during the gubernatorial debate on Thursday, each accusing the other of lying on multiple fronts.
Illinois Governor Pritzker Spars with Republican Rival Bailey on Crime, Economy
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Republican challenger Darren Bailey repeatedly clashed on matters such as the state’s business climate, taxes and crime in their first televised debate, underscoring the stark choice voters have in November.
‘Liar,’ ‘liar,’ debate sparks fire: Pritzker, Bailey accuse one another of lies, hypocrisy, being danger to Illinois
The high-stakes showdown — roughly a month ahead of the election — covered abortion, guns and crime; Pritzker’s handling of the pandemic, and the state’s financial ledgers. But the fast — and at times scattershot — pacing often left viewers without answers about where the candidates stood on those key issues.
Bailey, Pritzker Face Off in Fiery First Gubernatorial Debate
In the first of two gubernatorial debates that incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker agreed to before the Nov. 8 general election, crime, abortion and taxes took center stage in the combative debate.