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Previous Illinois Speaking Engagements (EST)
Videos of Most Recent Notable Speaking Engagements in Illinois
J.B. Pritzker CNN Interview on Coronavirus Hospital Supply Needs
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is interviewed by CNN's Jake Tapper on 'State of the Union' about the lack of hospital supplies Illinois is receiving federally to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Pritzker said that once he spoke out nationally a week ago, FEMA has stepped in and things are a little better. But there is still a big shortage and he is having to unfortunately compete with other states for national resources.
J.B. Pritzker Issues a Stay-At-Home Order for Illinois
Illinois Governer J.B. Pritzker holds a press conference to issues a "Stay at Home" order for the state of Illinois. He covers what the order will mean for the state and how they will go about enforcing it, saying that if there are actions he can take to slow the spread of the virus, then he will take those actions. He states that the order will begin the following evening all Illinois residents will be issued the order.
Donald Trump International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference Speech
Donald Trump spoke at a gathering of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago, Illinois where he touched on a number of topics having to do with policing in America. Trump spoke about the recent death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, border security, and his support for law enforcement officers in the US. Trump also signed an Executive Order to establish a new commission that would study important issues facing law enforcement in the United States.
Joe Biden Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention Speech
Former vice president Joe Biden, a 2020 presidential hopeful, gave a speech in front of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention in Chicago. In his speech, he talked about how the country needed to overcome racial inequality, as well as there being a need to strengthen the labor unions and middle class in the United States.